The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that the power industry has attained a new all-time national peak of 5,459.5 Mega Watts, which was efficiently transmitted through the nations transmission grid at a frequency of 50.26Hz by 8.15pm on the 28th of October, 2020.
This milestone in generation, according to statement issued by TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, is higher than any peak ever recorded in the nation’s power industry as at date.
“The new peak surpasses the 5,420.30MW achieved on 18th August, 2020 by 39.20MW”, she added.
The Ag. MD/CEO, TCN, Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz commended all the players in the power sector value chain and attributed the gradual but steady improvement in the quantum of power delivery to collaboration by the sector players as well as the unbridled effort by the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Power, in setting the right environment for seamless operations.
Engr. Abdulaziz expressed optimism that stakeholders in the sector would continue to work together towards ensuring the continued increase in the quantum of power available to consumers nationwide. TCN, he noted, is committed to working with the generation and distribution companies to ensure suatained improvement in the sector for the benefit of the nation.