JUST IN: Power Generation Bounces to 4,173.20Mw

The Nigerian electricity supply on Wednesday bounced to 4,173.20Mw from a total of 2,931Mw on Tuesday.

According to our findings, only 17 power plants were operational as at Tuesday as the National Control Centre, Oshogbo directed some of the Generation Companies (GenCos) to shut down from 12 midnight owing to high frequency.

Afam, Dandikowa and Ihovbor power plants stopped production completely generating 0Mw each at that time.

The Nigerian System Operator (SO) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), which dropped the hint about the energy market, said the situation of energy generation, however, improved by 1,241.89Mw in the early hours of Wednesday.

It was an indication of a 42.37% increase in 24 hours when 20 power plants became operational.

According to the document seen by journalists, Afam IV & V (Gas) generated 181Mw with two units while Alaoji NIPP (Gas) produced 99.50Mw with one unit.

It said with three units, Azura-Edo IPP (Gas) produced 400Mw, Dandikowa (Hydro) generated 20.20Mw while Delta (Gas) 351Mw with eight units and Egbin (Steam) produced 282Mw with two units.


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