Generation into power grid dips to 3,228mw

 By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos

 

The electricity generation in the country has dropped to 3,228mw resulting in 293mw drop in power produced by the generation companies GENCOs.

 

The Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) made this disclosure on its website on Tuesday.

 

Giving a breakdown it noted that the lowest energy generation was 3,108.90 mw, peak power generation was 3,696.90MW while total energy sent out was 3283.7mw.

 

It added that the highest frequency recorded on the day under review was 51.62Hz while the lowest frequency was 48.88Hz.

 

The power sector had on Sunday sent out 3,192.72 , which was a 90mw drop in power supplied to the 11 distribution company (DisCo)  within 24 hours.

 

The NESI had on Sunday attained a peak generation of 3,583.30mw, 3,070.70mw lowest generation and sent out 3,192.79mw through the SO to the DisCos.

 

The SO said that there was 51.51Hz highest frequency and 48.78Hz lowest frequency on Sunday.

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