Lagos — Power generation and transmission in Nigeria has hit an all-time peak, reaching 5,420.30 Megawatts, MW, for the first time in 60 years.
The 5,420.30MW was successfully and effectively transmitted through the national grid at a frequency of 50.10Hz at 9:15pm, August 18, 2020.
This is the highest ever recorded in the nation’s power sector to-date, surpassing the previous peak of 5,377.80MW recorded on August 1, 2020, by 42.50MW.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah made this known in a statement.
She explained that the gradual but steady improvement in electricity delivery in the nation’s power sector is attributable to the keen interest of the current administration of President Mohammadu Buhari in piloting programmes and projects geared towards growing the power sector as well as the collective effort of all power sector players in the value chain.
“TCN is committed to working assiduously to further stabilise, rehabilitate and expand the grid and urge Nigerians to lend their support by safeguarding electricity installations nationwide,” she said.