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Nigeria’s power supply rises to 84.05GWh



NIGERIA’S energy supply, yesterday, rose by 4.6% to 84.05GWh, from 80.36GWh recorded in the previous day, following a 3.8% increase in energy generation to 85.21GWh.

  A release issued Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Nigeria recorded the marginal improvement despite the marginal growth, Nigeria’s energy generation continues to thread below the minimum 105kMWh required to record some level of stability in power supply in the country.

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

  Meanwhile, 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.

  Analysts say this matters because electricity is an essential need for many Nigerians and their businesses, especially given the surge in the cost of alternative energy amidst the global energy crisis. The cost of power in the country has gone up and is further exacerbated by constant disruption in electricity supply.

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