The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has recorded an all-time highest energy transmission per day of 101,088 megawatt hours (MWH) on the national grid. TCN in a statement signed its General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Seun Olagunju on disclosed that the feat was attained on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

According to the energy transmission firm, the 101,088 megawatt hours it wheeled out on Wednesday surpassed the previous record of the 99,450 MWHs attained on October 31, 2014; and the latest feat was achieved with the supervision of its management contractor, Manitoba Hydro International (MHI).

TCN disclosed further that Manitoba had articulated short, medium and long terms grid expansion plans aimed at growing and sustaining improvement in the nation’s transmission grid, stressing that it will implement these expansion plans vigorously to ensure that its grid expansion goals and timelines are met.

Megawatt hours is translated as one million watts of electricity delivered in one hour while kilowatt hour is one thousand watts of power delivered in one hour. Kilowatt hours is more commonly used in billing the amount of energy delivered by electricity utilities to end users.

By Olisemeka Obeche


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