Nzerekore Substation energized. Photos by Varlee Daramay, TRANSCO CLSG

TRANSCO energizes Nzerekore SS, restores power to the city

TRANSCO CLSG, in collaboration with the Guinean electricity utility, EDG, and other stakeholders has successfully energized the 225 kV Nzerekore Substation and restored electricity to the commercial city. This has created the avenue to expand the Guinean distribution network to other parts of the forest Region such as Lola, Yomou, etc. The Nzerekore Substation has a 40 MVA capacity and a 5 MVar Reactor.

Related article: TRANSCO CLSG commissions Nzerekore Substation soon

On April 2, 2022, a power supply to Nzerekore was launched through the CLSG Network energized at 33 kV level from Yekepa Substation in Liberia, but the energization of the Nzerekore substation allows the Forest Region to be supplied affordable and reliable power directly from the substation.

Mr. Laye Sekou Camara, Director General of Electricite De Guinee (EDG) visited the Nzerekore Substation during the weekend and expressed his gratitude to the teams for their collaboration in meeting the deadline to restore power to the Region of Nzerekore. He encouraged continuous collaboration amongst the different stakeholders in the development of the electricity network in the region.

The TRANSCO CLSG 225kv transmission line into Nzerekore is engineered to meet the needs of the city’s industrial, commercial, and residential sectors and neighboring cities.

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