Electricity Consumers in Apapa Face Supply Disruption Over Faulty Transformer
Electricity consumers in the port city of Apapa in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, and its environs will suffer power supply disruption for some time to come as the 30MVA transformer at the 132/33kv transmission substation that services the area has packed up. A new source of supply is being looked for pending when a replacement would come.
The 40-year-old 30MVA transformer with 24-megawatts capacity packed up because of overloading, BusinessDay gathers. It was said to be carrying between 26MW and 27MW consistently over a long period with just four fans as against eight fans that should have been used in the cooling process...for further reading click on https://businessday.ng/energy/power/article/electricity-consumers-in-apapa-face-supply-disruption-over-faulty-transformer/
SOURCE: BusinessDay Newspaper Jul 16, 2020.