…Boosts Power Supply to Igando
Igando customers are set to experience improved power supply following the official commissioning of the Obadore 11kV Feeder recently at the Igando Injection substation amidst pump and pageantry. The event was witnessed by traditional rulers, community leaders and residents of the community.
According to the Business Manager, Oshodi Business Unit, Engr. Taofik Basanya, the Akesan 11kV Feeder had capacity to supply only 5.0MW out of the load demand of 7.8MW, meaning that it could accommodate about 40 distribution transformers out of 104 at a go, which led to load shedding. He also noted that efforts had been made previously to tackle the situation by constructing the Ayobo Feeder in 2015 but wasn’t sufficient to ease the strain, despite the huge capital invested by company”. (more…)