After 8 Attempts, Katsina Windmill Defies Commissioning

In March this year, the Federal Government said it was set to commission the 10 Megawatts to wind farm sited at Lambar Rimi area of Katsina State.

The Minister of Power, Engr Sale Mamman, who announced the development via a tweet, said the project was set for commissioning later in the month.

The minister listed components of the project to include engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of 37 Nos GEVMP (275KW) wind turbine generators, Step-up Transformers for each turbine 315KVA/33KV/400V, SCADA system (for data collection, performance monitoring, control, and supervision).

Others he said were the installation of 2× 7.5MWA transformer and accessories as well as two years operation and maintenance spare parts.

“The Administration of President Buhari is committed to the completion of abandoned infrastructure projects.

“The 10MW Katsina wind farm project set for commissioning later this month has 37 up and functioning turbines, part of our effort towards investing in renewable energy,” he wrote.

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