Press Release 12th Sept. 2018
FAULTY TCN 150MVA POWER TRANSFORMER RESPONSIBLE FOR POWER OUTAGE IN CALABAR.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution company, PHED, wishes to inform her numerous customers in Calabar, the Cross River state capital that current power outage being experienced since yesterday within the metropolis is due to a faulty 150 MVA, 330/132kv power transformer belonging to Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.
However, PHED was reliably notified that the technical crew from TCN has intensified effort to ensure that the faulty equipment is repaired soonest.
PHED, therefore, solicits for the understanding and patience of her customers while the job lasts.
Any inconvenience arising from the forced power outage is regretted.
Manager, Corporate Communications
Source: phed outage alert