The Transmission Company Nigeria, (TCN), yesterday announced the achievement of a new record peak power generation of 4883.9MW and the highest maximum daily energy delivery of 106,288.48MWH.
The mew record according to a statement from the TCN was attained on Monday, 23rd November, 2015.
In a statement signed by the TCN Assistant General Manager, Public Affairs, Clement Ezeolisah, the new peak generation was achieved at 21.15hours on Monday, 23rd November, 2015.
The previous peak generation was 4810.7MW and was attained on 25th August, 2015. Similarly, the previous highest maximum daily energy wheeled was 104,794.26MWH, attained on 23rd September, 2015.
According to the statement, the Managing Director, System Operation/Market Operation, TCN, Engr. Dipak Sarma, attributed the achievement to the improvement in the supply of gas to the power generating stations and enhanced cooperation among all the stakeholders.
The TCN further assured that it will continue to strive at improving the network capacity to deliver more quality power to the electricity distribution companies.