The Transmission Company of Nigeria says it has successfully transmitted an enhanced all-time peak of 5,552.80 megawatts on Wednesday at 8.15 pm.
The company’s General Manager of Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
According to Mbah, the latest all-time peak transmitted surpassed the last peak generation of 5,520.40mw by TCN on October 30, 2020, pointing out 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 said it transmitted the enhanced peak through the nation’s grid at a frequency of 50.08Hz.
Commenting, acting Managing Director of TCN, Sule Abdulaziz, said, “TCN will continue 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 distribution companies nationwide.”