A new all time high in power generation has been recorded as the country attained 4,656 megawatts (mw) on Wednesday this week, breaking the recent all time high record of 4,545mw attained a few days ago, according to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
All generated power has been successfully wheeled by the national grid network, a press release by the TCN, signed yesterday by the general manager, Public Affairs, Seun Olagunju, informed, and noted that the new peak was attained at 10pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
The TCN management, a few days ago announced the attainment of a 4,545mw-peak transmission in the national grid on Monday, July 13, 2015, with the previous record peak power transmission of 4,517mw attained on December 23, 2012.
“Power generation and transmission have been above 4,000mw following improvements in gas supply to the generating stations as well as equipment and infrastructure upgrade and enhanced human capacity of system operators,” the company said.
It further assured that it would continue to work at enhancing the capacity to transmit more quality power to the distribution companies.