Saturday, 27 April 2019

Nigeria’s Generated Electricity Drops Further To 2,919MW

Nigeria's generated electricity has further dropped to 2,919MW, after the Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) reported a cut in gas supply to three key power plants in the country.The emergency maintenance the gas supply company carried out on the pipeline supplying gas to Egbin, Omotosho, Olorunsogo and Papalanto power stations, resulted in a reduced power generation in the national grid from about 3,231 MW last Wednesday to 2,919MW.

Recall that the TCN also reported a system collapse, which cut electricity generation from about 4,338.9 MW as at April 20. According to Nigeria electricity system operator, an arm of the TCN, the collapse was the sixth recorded since the year began.Nigeria’s generated electricity drops further to 2,919MW, as the gas supply company was forced to carry out maintenance after a leakage was discovered on the Escravos-Lagos pipeline system.

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