ENERGY supply in Nigeria declined marginally by 0.5% to 99,335.55 megawatt-hour (MWh) on Monday, 4th April 2022 compared to 99,881.49MWh recorded in the previous day.This is according to data obtained from the official website of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
A total of 100,834.37MWh was generated on Monday, representing a decrease of 0.2% compared to the 100,999.41MWh generated on Sunday, 3rd April 2022. According to information from the Nigeria Electricity System Operator, the highest frequency recorded on Monday was 50.4Hz, while the lowest was 49.38Hz.
Similarly, off-peak generation declined by 0.5% to 4,038.6MW from 4,060.4MW recorded in the previous day.
Meanwhile, National peak demand is forecasted at 19,798MW, with a grid generation installed capacity of 13,014.14MW and a generation capacity of 7,652.6MW. Similarly, transmission wheeling capacity is stated at 8,100MW according to the operational report of the NESO.
However the minister of power, Engr. Abubakar Aliyu stated the actions taken by the ministry and other stakeholders to restore power in the country, while addressing the issues he reveled that Some of the steps taken include restoration of the gas pipeline and resumption of power generation by the Okpai Power Plant. According to the minister, the Odukponi power plant was scheduled for completion on March 21st, 2022, ramping up generation by 4,100MW.