Nigeria’s Power Generation Drops to 1,360MW

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According to the daily generation report from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the Nigerian electricity sector recorded generation of 1,360 megawatts (mw) of power on October 15, 2017, The Guardian reports.

The country also lost over N20 billion to reported frequency management constraints due to loss of electricity distribution company (DisCo) feeders and gas constraints, data from the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) shows. The country’s electricity generation had fluctuated between 3,500mw and 4,500mw in the last few months before the latest development.

NESI also explained that on October 11 2017, average power sent out was 3,655 MWh/hour (down by 123.98MWh/h). According to NESI, the reported gas constraint was 410mw; reported line constraint was 0mw; frequency management constraint due to loss of DisCo feeders was 1993.5mw. NESI disclosed that the power sector lost an estimated N1.149 billion on October 11 2017 alone.

Source: Energy Mix Report

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