Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,459MW for 200 million population

October 29, 2020
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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,459.50 megawatts.

The population of Africa’s most populous nations is estimated to be 200 million.

On Thursday, Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, said the new record was achieved on October 28.

The spokesman noted that the power generated was transmitted through the nation’s grid at a frequency of 50.26Hz by 8.15pm on the said date.

The peak surpassed the 5,420.30MW achieved on August 18 by 39.20MW.

Sule Abdulaziz, acting TCN Managing Director, TCN, hailed all players in the power sector value chain.

He attributed steady improvement in power delivery to collaboration with stakeholders and the effort by the Federal Government for seamless operations.

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