A Review of the Nigerian Energy Industry

‘TCN transmits 4,545 MW’

15 July 205, Abuja —  Nigeria has achieved a new electricity transmission peak of 4545 Megwatts through its national network, the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has said.

Energy Crisis Threatens the Western Power GridsThe TCN in a statement signed by its General Manager, Public Affairs, Seun Olagunju, in Abuja noted that the feat was achieved at 21.45hrs on Monday, July 13, 2015.

TCN noted: “The previous power transmission peak of 4517MW was attained on December 23, 2012.

“It will be recalled that TCN management had, only last week, informed the general public that electricity wheeling to the Distribution Companies, DISCOs, has improved to over 4000MW due to improvement in fuel supply to the power generation plants.

“TCN assures that it will continue to work towards enhancing its power wheeling capability and reliability of the network to be able to deliver more quality electricity from the generation plants to the distribution companies nationwide.”


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