Nigeria’s power transmission reaches 5,615.40MW
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,615.40MW.
A statement issued by Ms Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN on Tuesday in Lagos said the new record was achieved on February, 28 adding that the power generated was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s transmission grid at a frequency of 50.20Hz by 9.30 pm on the said date.
Reacting to the development, Sule Abdulaziz, Managing Director, TCN, reiterated that the consistent increase in the peak generation was due to synergy among power sector participants and concerted efforts by the TCN.
Abdulaziz said this was aimed at ensuring that all generated power was wheeled to distribution load centres nationwide.
”TCN will continue to work hard to complete ongoing projects and undertake new ones as it strives to put in place a robust transmission and, despite challenges posed by vandalism and insecurity.
”All hands must be on deck in the fight to safeguard electricity installations nationwide,” Abdulaziz added.
TCN successfully transmits new peak generation of 5,615.40MW and 116,891.14MWH pic.twitter.com/ZlkupaMmRb
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