Azura 450Mw power plant to be completed in Q1 2018

A communiqué issued by operators in the power sector at the end of their 16th monthly meeting hosted by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) in Enugu said the Azura 450 MW power plant remains on course, and expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2018.

According to the communiqué, 160,000 households are expected to benefit from a more stable, effective and efficient power sector delivered by the commissioning of the power plant. It also revealed that NDPHC had made considerable progress on the Okija Distribution sub-station as a transformer is being installed in Okija town. It also said that progress is being made on the Alaoji to Onitsha transmission sub-station.

According to the communiqué, NDPHC announced that projects to supply power to the Omotosho community are expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2017. It also announced that TCN had made progress in grid improvement, as compensation payments for Makeri – Pankshin line had been completed, adding that the project would be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017. TCN also revealed that Gombe injection sub-station was completed on May18, while work at Ikeja West injection sub-station is in progress.


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