Electricity generation across Nigeria drops to 2,775mw

Nigeria’s power generation has dropped from the 4,500 Megawatts (MW) recorded in June, to 2,775.8MW on July 24, 2017, according to reports.

The Nigerian Electricity System Operator, an arm of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), which made this known in it operational report released on Wednesday, put the highest system frequency at 50.66Hz while the lowest system frequency was 49.51Hz.

The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry Statistics (NESI) showed that the power sector lost an estimated N1.219 billion on July 23, due to constraints. According to NESI, the industry lost 814mw to gas constraints; and 172mw to reported frequency management constraint due to loss of DisCo feeders.

  • The Guardian



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