The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has explained recent improvement in electricity supply in most parts of the country.
The TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, in a statement on Thursday said informed that the Company has “successfully transmitted an enhanced all-time peak of 5,552.80MW recorded by the power sector on Wednesday, January 6th 2021, at 8.15pm.”
According to the statement, “this latest all-time peak transmitted, surpasses the last peak generation of 5,520.40MW which was also effectively transmitted by TCN on the 30th of October, 2020 by 32.40MW.”
The TCN added that the “new peak is an indication of the gradual but consistent growth in the capability of the power sector under the present administration.
“With the capacity to transmit 8,100MW, TCN successfully transmitted the enhanced peak through the nation’s grid at a frequency of 50.08Hz.
“The Ag. MD/CEO of TCN, Engr. Sule Abdulaziz encouraged all sector players to work together to ensure sustained improvement in the power sector.
“TCN he said has continued to build more substations as well as install additional transformers in various substations nationwide.
“It is also restringing old transmission lines to further increase their capacity to transmit more bulk electricity for Discos nationwide.
“As at date, he said, TCN is able to efficiently wheel increased generation through the national grid”, the company said.