The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said the country’s power generation has hit an all-time high of 5,552.8 megawatts.
The TCN added that the power was successful transmitted to power distributors on Wednesday.
Ndidi Mbah, the company’s General Manager, Public Affairs, said the latest milestone surpasses the 5,520.4MW generated in October 20, 2020,
Mbah said the new peak is an indication of the gradual but consistent growth in the capability of the power sector.
She stated that with the capacity to transmit 8,100MW, TCN successfully transmitted the enhanced peak through the nation’s grid at a frequency of 50.08Hz.
According to her, the Acting Managing Director, TCN, Sule Abdulaziz, encouraged all sector players to work together to ensure sustained improvement in the power industry.
Abdulaziz said TCN had continued to build more substations as well as install additional transformers in various substations nationwide.
He said the company was also restringing old transmission lines to further increase their capacity to transmit more bulk electricity for distribution companies nationwide.
The TCN boss said the company was able to efficiently wheel increased generation through the national grid.