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Power keeps ramping up, new peak now 5,520.40MW

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The power sector has recorded yet another national peak generation of 5,520.40MW on Oct. 30 at 9.15pm,

Mrs Ndidi Mbah, General Manager. Public Affairs, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday.

She said that the new generation surpassed the previous 5.459 Mega Watts (MW) recorded on Oct. by 60.90MW.

Mbah said that the achievement of the new national peak was a result of continued collaboration among players and the gradual increase in capacity in the power sector.

” With the current capacity of 8,100MW, TCN seamlessly transmitted the new peak at a frequency of 50.11Hz. through the nations grid.

“As players in the power sector value chain continue to work together to improve the nation’s power supply, TCN implores everyone to help protect power infrastructure nationwide.

“And desist from bush burning or burning of trash beside transmission towers or under power line cables nationwide,she said.(NAN)

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