At 5,459MW currently, Nigeria records highest power transmission

The power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,459.50 megawatts, according to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

The population of Nigeria, which is Africa’s most populous nation, is estimated to be 200 million.

Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, On Thursday, said the new record was achieved on October 28.

The spokesman noted that the power generated was transmitted through the nation’s grid at a frequency of 50.26Hz by 8.15pm on the said date.

The peak surpassed the 5,420.30MW achieved on August 18 by 39.20MW.

The acting TCN Managing Director, Sule Abdulaziz, hailed all players in the power sector value chain.

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He attributed steady improvement in power delivery to collaboration with stakeholders and the effort by the Federal Government for seamless operations.

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