Power grid records new peak generation 5,520.40MW


The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, said that the power sector has recorded yet another national peak by generating 5,520.40MW on 30th October, 2020 at 9.15pm.

The TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mba, on Saturday said in a statement that the current peak surpassed the previous 5.459MW recorded on 28th October, 2020 by 60.90MW,

Mba added that the new national peak is a result of continued collaboration among players and the gradual increase in capacity in the power sector.

She said, ”On its part, with the current capacity of 8,100MW, TCN seamlessly transmitted the new peak at a frequency of 50.11Hz. through the nations grid.

”As players in the power sector value chain we continue to work together to improve the nation’s power supply, TCN implores everyone to help protect power infrastructure nationwide and desist from bush burning or burning of trash beside transmission towers or under power line cables nationwide.” she added

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