BEDC commissions projects across coverage states

In demonstration of its commitment to improving electricity distribution and enhancing service delivery to customers, BEDC has undertaken some projects including the commissioning of over 32 transformers, 8 new injection substations and construction of 3 new 11kv feeders.

The company also commissioned 7, 11kv feeder extensions, while many projects such as; addition of new 33kv lines, 11kv lines, rehabilitation of 33kv and 11kv lines, the replacement of power transformers, charging of distribution substations were ongoing in communities within its franchise states of Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti.

According to BEDC, these projects were geared towards further improving electricity supply within its network and were carried out during the outgoing 2019 operating year.

In Delta State, the company listed the commissioned transformers to include; 6 nos 300kva transformers in Onicha-Olona community, 300KVA transformer in Ujevwu community, 2 nos of 300KVA transformers in Egborode community, and 6 nos of 300KVA transformers in Egini community respectively.

Others are; 300KVA transformer in Otor-Udu community, 300KVA transformer in Iwhrekan community, 300KVA 1 nos of 500KVA, 4 nos of 300KVA and 2 nos of 200KVA transformers in Akwukwu Igbo community in Delta State.

BEDC stated that in Edo State, it commissioned 300KVA transformer in Omozogie (Uteh) community, 500KVA transformer in Idunwowina (Ohenhen) community, 300KVA transformer in Ohovbe community and 2 nos of 500KVA transformers in Idokpa community, all in Benin, among others.

In addition, BEDC also installed for use 500KVA transformer in Ikhueniro 2 community, 500KVA transformer in Ohoghobi community, 300KVA transformer in Ogbebor community also in Edo state.

In Ekiti State, the company commissioned a 300KVA transformer in Asin community, 200KVA transformer in Oju Oro community, and 300KVA transformer in Ilupeju 2 community.

BEDC equally put a 200KVA transformer in Ipinsa 1 community, 500KVA transformer in Kajola community, and a 500KVA transformer in Store community also in Ondo State.

Furthermore the company equally boosted the capacity of its injection sub stations with additional capacity of 65MVA. The new injection sub-substations energized with more capacity included; Evbuabogun (NIPP), Edo State, Uteh (NIPP), Edo State, Aiguobasimwin, Edo State, GRA, Edo State, Otovwodo (NIPP), Delta state, Ondo State University of Science and Technology (Igodan-Lisa) (NIPP), Okitipupa, Ondo State (NIPP) and Igbokoda, Ondo State– 33kV/11kV.

New 11KV feeder projects according to BEDC are; those in Ogwashi-Uku Feeder, Delta State, Evbuabogun Feeder, Edo State, Evbuoriaria Feeder, Edo State, while the 11KV feeder extensions include; the Eboh Link 1 and  2, Delta, Mix & Bake, Delta State, Asaba Commercial, Delta State, Koka, Delta State, Agbor, Oghara Tank Farm both in  Delta State.


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