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Nigeria’s power generation peaked at 5,043.4MW on Thursday, 1st September 2022, a significant improvement from the peak of 4,664.1MW recorded on Wednesday, 31st August 2022. This is the highest daily generation recorded, based on data tracked by Nairametrics from March 2022.
On the flip side, the lowest generation on Thursday was 3,298.48MW, in contrast to 3,450.7MW recorded in the previous day. This is according to information from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
Meanwhile, total energy generated on Thursday stood at 102,875.3MWh, representing a 1.1% decline when compared to the 104,018.08MWh generated in the previous day. Also, energy supplied to customers dropped by 1.1% to 101,630.01MWh on Thursday, from 102,751.99MW sent out on Wednesday.
Energy generation started the month of September on a positive note, a development, which would be welcomed by many Nigerians, an indication of improved electricity supply in the country. This is especially following multiple grid disruptions in the first half of the year and a 14-hour strike action in August 2022.
Highlight (1st September 2022)
Peak generation – 5,043.4MW (+8.1%)
Off-peak generation – 3,298.48MW (-4.4%)
Energy generated – 102,018.08MWh (-1.1%)
Energy sent out – 101,630.01MWh (-1.1%)
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Nairametrics had reported that Nigeria Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) lost an estimated sum of N2.94 billion in revenues due to the 14-hour-long strike actions embarked on by the labour unions.
The strike action saw most regions in the country experiencing total blackouts, hence no revenue from the companies during the hours of ‘no power supply’.
Nigeria’s power generation falls to lowest in 3 months as grid collapses
Nigeria generated a total of 58,488.54MWh of energy on Wednesday, 20th July 2022, representing a 38.4% decline compared to 94,931.52MWh generated in the previous day. This is the lowest amount of energy generation in Nigeria in over three months, following yet another grid collapse.
According to a statement by Eko Electricity Distribution Company, on Wednesday around 11:27am, the national grid collapsed once again, leading to a general blackout across major areas in the country.
In the same vein, power supply decreased by 38.4% to 57,645.4MWh on Wednesday, from 93,626.09MWh sent out on Tuesday. This implies that 98.56% of the total power generated was sent out to Distribution Companies. This is according to information from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
Energy generation peaked at 3,967.1MW on Wednesday, while off-peak generation was stated at 3MW. The highest frequency recorded during the day was 51.09Hz while the lowest was 47.36Hz.Follow us on social media