PHED Explains Why Some Parts of Port Harcourt Are Experiencing Power Failure

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The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company PHED has given reasons as to why some parts of Port Harcourt are currently experiencing power outage.
In a statement released by
Manager, Corporate Communications of
PHED, John Onyi, the company said “The forced outage is as a result of a fire outbreak on Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, power transformer [ 60 MVA incomer], located inside Oginigba Injection Substation, Trans Amadi which affected four critical outgoing 33kv feeders.”
According to PHED, the outage has mainly affected PHED customers residing and transacting businesses at Trans Amadi Industrial area, Rumuodomaya, Abuloma and Woji area.
The electricity distribution company has asked for patience and understanding from its customers, adding that the technical crew from TCN has been mobilized to the site to ascertain the level of the incidence and at the same find ways of restoring power supply to the affected areas.

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