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Daily Electricity Transmission: Nigeria Hits Record High at 101,088 MWH

Valentine Chinyem

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has attained an all-time maximum electricity transmission per day of 101,088 megawatt hours (MWH) on the national grid.

The TCN in a statement signed by its General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Seun Olagunju, said the achievement was recorded on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

It explained that the previous record of 99,450MWH was attained on October 31, 2014 and that the new feat was achieved with the supervision of its management contractor, Manitoba Hydro International (MHI).

It said MHI had articulated short, medium and long terms grid expansion plans aimed at growing and sustaining improvement in the nation’s transmission grid.

It added that the new record of 101,088MWH was in line with its grid expansion plan and that being able to comfortably wheel the maximum energy ever moved along the nation’s transmission line indicates the networks growing capability to evacuate even more energy in the system.