Nigeria’s power generation rises to 83.45GWh

Nigeria’s power generation rises to 83.45GWh

Nigeria had a total energy generation of 83.446GWh on Tuesday, 18th May 2022, which is 0.8 percent greater than the 82.744GWh generated in the previous day. This is according to information from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) (TCN).

Likewise, power supply grew by 0.8 percent to stand at 82.402GWh on Tuesday, from 81.71GWh sent out on Monday. The quantity of power given on Monday, by the Generating Companies, equals 98.75 percent of the total power generated.

Despite the marginal growth, Nigeria’s energy generation has continued to fall below the minimum 105kMWh required to record some level of stability in power supply in the country as Nigerians continue to grapple with epileptic power supply, with multiple grid disruptions recorded so far in 2022, causing widespread blackouts across the country.

Nigeria’s energy generation on Tuesday peaked at 3,804.4MW, a 5.7% increase compared to 3,599.8MW recorded on Monday, while off-peak generation was stated at 3,054.4MW.

Highlight (17th May 2022)

  • Peak generation – 3,804.4MW (+5.7%)
  • Off-peak generation – 3,054.4MW (-5.9%)
  • Energy generated – 83,446.56MWh (+0.8%)
  • Energy sent out – 82,402.24MWh (+0.8%)

It is worth noting that the highest frequency for the day was 50.95Hz, while the lowest frequency was 49.03Hz.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has informed the general public and industry stakeholders through a disclosure that the commission will be commencing the processes for the July 2022 Minor Review of MYTO – 2022 to consider changes in relevant macroeconomic indices, generation capacity and CAPEX required for evacuation and distribution of the available generation capacity in compliance with extant rules

Also, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has reported completed work on the 330KV Akure Transmission Substation in Ondo State, which is expected to deliver up to 96MW of electricity.

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