TCN Records Highest Peak Electricity Of 5,615MW

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has recorded a peak electricity of 5,615 megawatts (MW) on the national grid.

A statement by its spokesperson, Ndidi Mbah on Monday night said the new peak which is the highest so far was transmitted at a frequency of 50.20 Hertz,.

TCN said it surpassed the previous peak generation of 5,593.40MW recorded on February 25, 2021 by 22.0MW.

The company said it also recorded a new maximum daily energy transmission of 116,891.14 megawatts hour (MWH) on February 26. That was about 769.7MWH higher than the previous value of 116,121.42MWH reached on Thursday February 25.

In his remarks, the acting Managing Director of TCN, Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz said the consistent increase in the peak generation is due to synergy among power sector participants and concerted efforts by TCN to ensure that all generated power is wheeled to distribution load centres nationwide.

Abdulaziz further assured that TCN will continue to work hard to complete ongoing projects and undertake new ones as it strives to put in place a robust transmission grid, despite challenges posed by vandalism and insecurity.

He noted that all hands must be on deck in the fight to safeguard electricity installations nationwide.

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