Power generation records first uptick in the week at 89.01kMWH

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that power generation in Nigeria recorded its first uptick in the week with GenCos generating a total of 89.01kMWH of energy on Wednesday.

This is 2.6% higher than the 86.77kMWh generated on Tuesday.

Similarly, power supply recorded a 2.7% increase to 87.72kMWh on Wednesday as against 85.44kMWh supplied on Tuesday, 10th May 2022. Despite the marginal uptrend, Nigeria’s energy generation is still significantly below the minimum 105kMWh required to record some level of stability in power supply in the country.

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Meanwhile, Nigerians continue to grapple with epileptic power supply, with multiple grid disruptions recorded so far in 2022, causing widespread blackouts across the country.

Peak generation on Wednesday stood at 3,948.9MW, while off-peak generation stood at 3,328MW.

Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Mr. Abubakar Aliyu, while discussing in an interactive session on “Frequent National Grid collapse” with the Senate Committee on Power and critical stakeholders said that the ministry is working towards a reliable power grid to ensure efficient electricity supply in the country.

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