By Obas Esiedesa
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) achieved a new all-time national peak of 5,420.30MW.
A statement by TCN General Manager Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah on Thursday said the new peak was effectively transmitted through the national grid at a frequency of 50.10Hz at 9:15pm, August 18, 2020.
Mrs Mbah explained that “This is the highest ever recorded in the nation’s power sector to-date, surpassing the previous peak of 5,377.80MW recorded on the 1st of August, 2020, by 42.50MW.
“The gradual but steady improvement in electricity delivery in the nation’s power sector is attributable to the keen interest of the current administration of President Mohammadu Buhari in piloting programmes and projects geared towards growing the power sector as well as the collective effort of all power sector players in the value chain”.
She stated that TCN was committed to working assiduously to further stabilize, rehabilitate and expand the grid and urge Nigerians to lend their support by safeguarding electricity installations nationwide.