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Nigerian 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 General Manager, Public Affairs of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ndidi Mbah on Saturday revealed the development in a statement.

According to her, te 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 nations 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”, she stated.

The development explains improves power supply in parts of the country.

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