NTDC all set to Install 160 MVA Transformer at 500 kV Rawat Grid Station

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Lahore,(Parliament Times): National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) is all set to remove identified system constraints in order to provide uninterrupted power supply to the consumers of respective areas. In this regard, NTDC engineers and staff will install 160 MVA transformer at 500 kV Rawat grid station, Islamabad. To commence the installation process of the transformer, power shutdown will be availed on 09th & 10th May 2020 from 0600 hrs to 1500 hrs. NTDC has managed to provide uninterred power supply to the consumers of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, however, in case of emergency some areas of Islamabad could be affected which will be restored immediately.

The NTDC spokesman has said that the 500 kV Grid Station Rawat is already considered as a major hub for power dispersal of northern Punjab. Whereas with the installation of this fourth transformer of 160 MVA, the capacity of the grid station will be enhanced. Resultantly, it will help to improve system stability and voltage profile, reduction in overloading of system will be added advantage.