TCN: Nigeria Records Increased Electricity Generation As Gas Supply Improves
Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) stated that the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) has recorded significant improvement in gas supply for power generation which resulted into improved generation of power.
This was made known by the General Manager of TCN, Public Affair, Mrs Ndidi Mbah.
She said the sector was receiving unprecedented support from the Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) led by the GMD, Mr. Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director, and Yusuf Usman, Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power, in solving the issue of gas availability to thermal power plants and that this has significantly improved gas supply to gas generation stations nationwide.
Mbah said: “Most power plants previously experiencing gas supply shortage have started generating power to the Grid and if the trend continues, the problem of gas supply to power plants will be resolved in a matter of hours and also Distribution Companies as well as Point Load Consumers of Electricity will be adequately served.
“TCN Management led by the MD/CEO, U G Mohammed wishes to express its appreciation to the Management of NNPC, Generation Companies, Distribution Companies, TCN staff on their duty posts nationwide and other sector players for the effort in sustaining the Grid during this trying period.”