TCN assures of improved network capacity

03 December 2015, Sweetcrude, Abuja – The Transmission Company Nigeria, TCN, has assured that it will continue to strive at improving the transmission network capacity to deliver more quality power to the electricity distribution companies.

Power2The company gave the assurance as it announced the achievement of a new record peak generation of 4883.9megawatts, MW, and the highest maximum daily energy delivery of 106,288.48MW.

The Managing Director, System Operation/Market Operation, TCN, Engr. Dipak Sarma, attributed the achievement to the improvement in the supply of gas to the power generating stations and enhanced cooperation among all the stakeholders.

According to Assistant General Manager, Public Affairs, Clement Ezeolisah, the new feat was achieved at 21.15hours on November 23. The previous peak generation was 4810.7Mw attained on August 25, 2015. The previous highest maximum daily energy wheeled was 104,794.26Mw, attained on  September 23, 2015.

Authorities have blamed incidents of sabotage, including vandalism of gas pipelines taking products to power plants, damage to electricity installations, and power theft for the perennial poor supply to consumers.

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