Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,615.40MW



The Transmission of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,615.40MW.

A statement issued Tuesday by Ms Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN, said the new record was achieved Feb. 28.

The statement said the power generated was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s transmission grid at a frequency of 50.20Hz by 9.30pm the said date.

According to the statement, this transmission surpassed the previous peak generation of 5,593 40MW which occurred on Feb. 25 by 22.0MW.

said : “Also, on Feb.26, 2021, TCN equally transmitted a new Maximum Daily Energy of 116,891 14MWH which is higher than the previous value of 116,121 42MWH achieved on Feb. 25, 2021 by 769.72MWH.”

Reacting to the development, Mr Sule Abdulaziz, Director, TCN, reiterated that the consistent increase in the peak generation was due to synergy among power sector and concerted efforts by the TCN.

Abdulaziz said this was aimed at ensuring that all generated power was wheeled to distribution load centres .

”TCN will continue to work hard to complete ongoing projects and undertake new ones as strives to put in place a robust transmission and, despite posed by vandalism and insecurity.

”All hands must be on deck in the fight to safeguard electricity installations ,” Abdulaziz added. (NAN)