Nigeria records a peak of 5,459.50MW of electricity supply

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    Good News as the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN,  has revealed that the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,459.50MW.

    The new record according to the TCN was achieved on October 25.

    TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah  in a statement issued on Thursday, said the power generated was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s transmission grid at a frequency of 50.26Hz by 8.15pm on the said date.

    This milestone in transmission, the statement noted, is higher than any peak ever recorded in the nation’s power industry as of date.

    It said the new peak surpassed the 5,420.30MW achieved on Aug.18 by 39.20MW.

    Reacting to the development, acting Managing Director, TCN, Sule Abdulaziz, commended all the players in the power sector value chain for the feat.

    He said the gradual but steady improvement in the quantum of power delivery was due to collaboration by the sector players.

    He added that the bold effort by the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Power, in setting the right environment for seamless operations also contributed to the feat.

    Abdulaziz expressed confidence that stakeholders in the sector would continue to work together toward ensuring the continued increase in the quantum of power available to consumers nationwide.

    He said the TCN was committed to working with the generation and distribution companies to ensure sustained improvement in the sector for the benefit of the nation.

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