Power Generation falls below 4,000MW following Gas and Transmission Problems

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Power generation in Nigeria on Tuesday, July 20, fell below 4,000 megawatts.

Data obtained from the Nigerian Electricity System Operator showed that total power generation in the country stood at 3,958.7MW as of 6 am on Tuesday, down from 4,270.7MW on Monday, July 19.

NESO’s data also showed that the peak generation stood at 4,611MW on Monday, while the lowest generation was 3,732.1MW.

The total energy generated on Monday was 100,974.45MW, out of which 99,272.98MW was sent out.

Punch reported that though NESO’s data did not state the cause of the decline in generation on Tuesday, gas and transmission constraints are the major challenges facing power stations in the country.

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