Energy crisis, Nigeria electricity generation drops to 3,522 megawatts

Energy companies, the Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) operating in Nigeria have disclosed the release of 3,522 megawatts of electricity into the national grid on the 7th of this month.

The companies made this known to the public in their daily energy report released on Monday.

Gencos disclosed said the release was for both gas and hydro stations, but said it dropped to 657.07 megawatts from the figure released on Saturday.

The companies revealed that 100 megawatts was dropped due to the absence of  transmission infrastructure while 2,369.30 megawatts was dropped as a result of high frequency resulting from lack of distribution infrastructure.

150 megawatts was recorded as losses due to water management, the report said.

It report further revealed that the power sector on Sunday lost an estimated N2.1 billion due to insufficient gas supply, distribution, and transmission infrastructure.

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