Power Generation Increases In Nigeria As Electricity Supply Improves

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has transmitted about 3,810 megawatts of electricity generated on Sept.8 by the generation companies to the 11 distribution companies.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) announced this on its website on Thursday.

According to its operational report for Sept. 8, the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) indicates that the power sector hit a peak generation of 3,810.5 megawatts and lowest peak generation of 2,834.40 megawatts.

NESI said the power sector recorded highest system frequency of 51.55Hz; lowest system frequency of 48.78 Hz, highest voltage recorded was 372KV, while lowest voltage recorded on the same day was 300KV.

It will be recalled that the TCN on Aug. 31 sent 2,766 megawatts to the distribution companies.

The lowest energy generation on the day under review was 2,520 megawatts while highest generation was 3,502 megawatts.

NAN reports that the nation’s electricity generation has been stable in the last two months, while generation has increased above 3,000 megawatts.


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