• FEC approves procurement of three 150 MVA‎ transformers for Shiroro, ‎Oshogbo, Ondo station

    FEC approves procurement of three 150 MVA‎ transformers for Shiroro, ‎Oshogbo, Ondo station

    According to reports, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Fasola also stated that FEC approved the procurement of three transformers of 150 MVA‎ to be installed in sub-stations in Shiroro, ‎Oshogbo and Ondo. According to him, the purpose was to expand the transmission capacity of electricity around the country.

    “As you know the Transmission Company of Nigeria‎ is the manager of the transition system which is the transporter of electricity, in that it provides service to the generation company […]

  • Sokoto procures N623.2m transformers to boost power, water supply

    Sokoto procures N623.2m transformers to boost power, water supply

    It was gathered that the Sokoto State Government has acquired 172 electricity transformers worth over N623.2 million to boost power supply, the Commissioner for Rural Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Maigwandu, has said.

    The commissioner told newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday that the transformers have 200 KVA, 300KVA and 500 KVA capacities.

    Maigwandu said: “The transformers are being warehoused at the Central Stores of the ministry in Sokoto.

    “These transformers will soon be distributed to various communities across the state for installation.

    “The gesture is aimed […]

  • NERC vows to punish DISCOs demanding money for transformers, poles, repairs

    NERC vows to punish DISCOs demanding money for transformers, poles, repairs

    Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), will sanction Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) and other distribution companies whose officials collect illegal fees from consumers to purchase transformer for installations in various localities.

    Acting Chairman of NERC, Dr Anthony Akah gave the warning on Monday in Uyo in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    He emphasised that it was not the responsibility of communities to contribute to the purchase of transformers, electricity poles or contribute money for the repairs of […]