• July 24, 2021

Power Generation: Nigeria Records Another National Peak In Two Days


By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Nigeria’s national power sector recorded another impressive national generation peak of 5,520.40MW at about 9:15pm on Friday, 60.90MW, higher than the previous 5.459MW recorded on Wednesday.

This was disclosed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Saturday, via a statement by Mrs Ndidi Mbah, the General Manager of Public Affairs at the TCN, who stated that the new national peak was a result of continued collaboration among players and the gradual increase of capacity in the power sector.

According to the statement, the transmission company, on its part, seamlessly transmitted the new peak at a frequency of 50.11Hz, through the nation’s grid, with the current capacity of 8,100MW, adding that stakeholders and participants in the power sector value chain were instrumental to the achievement of the feat.

Read the full statement by Mbah below:

POWER SECTOR RECORDS NEW 5,520.40MW PEAK

The power sector has recorded yet another national peak generation of 5,520.40MW on 30th October 2020 at 9:15pm, surpassing the previous 5.459MW recorded on 28th October 2020 by 60.90MW.

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

On her part, with the current capacity of 8,100MW, TCN seamlessly transmitted the new peak at a frequency of 50.11Hz. through the nation’s grid.

As players in the power sector value chain 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.

Ndidi Mbah

GM (Public Affairs)

31st October 2020


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