By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos
The nationâ€™s system operator, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced its attainment of a new record peak generation of 5074.7mw to the nationâ€™s power grip.Â
According to the company in a statement issued by its Assistant General Manager, Public Affairs, Clement Ezeolisah made available in Abuja, it also recorded the highest maximum daily energy wheeled nationwide of 109,372MWH on 2nd February, 2016.
â€œThe new peak generation of 5074.7MW was attained at 9.30pm 2nd February, 2016. While the previous peak generation was 4883.9MW achieved on 23rdNovember, 2015, the previous highest maximum daily energy wheeled nationwide was 107,142.32MWH recorded on Tuesday, 26th January, 2016.â€ Ezeolisah wrote.
Managing Director, System Operation/Market Operation, TCN, Dipak Sarma attributed the twin peak achievements to the enhanced cooperation among all the power sector stakeholders and concerted efforts by system operators at the National Control Centre and other stations to ensure that all generated power is wheeled to the distribution companies and that there is no stranded power.