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Nigeria’s power generation soars to 5,377MW




According to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, the country’s power sector has recorded a peak generation of 5,377 megawatts, TopNaija reports.


This was disclosed this in a tweet via its official Twitter handle and stated that the new record was achieved on August 1, 2020.

TCN said the new record surpassed 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 5,377.8 MW 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.”

Incorporated in November 2005 and issued a transmission license on July 1, 2006. the Transmission Company of Nigeria is presently fully owned and operated by the government and as part of the reform programme of the government, it is to be reorganised and restructured to improve its reliability and expand its capacity


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