Power generation hits peak at 5,377MW - TCN

Electricity and power generation: Power grid
Emeh Joy

The power sector has recorded a peak generation of 5,377 megawatts, according to the Transmission Company of Nigeria.

TCN disclosed this via a tweet posted on its official Twitter account where it further stated that the new record was achieved on August 1, 2020.

It said the new record was above the previous peak generation figure of 5,375MW recorded on the national grid in 2019.

It said, "The TCN hereby states that it has recorded an enhanced all-time peak generation of 5,377.8MW on 01/08/2020 at 21:30hrs.

"The new peak, which surpasses the previous one recorded on 07/02/2019 by 2.8MW, was successfully transmitted to distribution load centres nationwide".

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