The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Thursday, January 7, announced that the country reached an all-time peak power generation of 5,552.8 megawatts.

The new peak power generation which was recorded at 8.15 pm on Wednesday, January 6, was successfully transmitted across the grid to power distributors.

TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah said the new all-time peak which surpasses the previous highest power generation figure by 32.4MW, is an indication of the gradual but consistent growth in the capability of the power sector.

She said;

“This latest all-time peak transmitted surpasses the last peak generation of 5,520.4MWwhich was also effectively transmitted by TCN on October 30, 2020.”

Mbah added that with the capacity to transmit 8,100MW, TCN successfully transmitted the enhanced peak through the nation’s grid at a frequency of 50.08Hz.