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August 28, 2021updated 17 Sep 2021 10:04am

Ikot Ekpene Substation, Nigeria

By Carmen

Ikot Ekpene Substation is a 330/132/33kV substation located in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. The construction works on Ikot Ekpene Substation began in 2015. The project was commissioned in 2016.


The Ikot Ekpene Substation project is a new substation being operated by Transmission Company Of Nigeria.

The designed voltage level of the project is 330/132/33kV, while the operating voltage level is 330/132/33kV. The step-in voltage of the substation is 330kV and the step-out voltage is 33kV. The substation capacity is 120MVA.

Ikot Ekpene Substation has received approval from Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to undertake the works on the project. Approximately $0.02m was financed by the authorities for the construction works of the project.

About Transmission Company Of Nigeria

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Transmission Company Of Nigeria is a national electric power authority as a product of the merger of the transmission and operations sectors. It provides a electricity transmission network. It is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.


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