Nigeria electricity generation, rose to 3,688 megawatts, yesterday with indication of slide increasement of 64MW, compared with generation recorded in Previous days, daily operational report of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN,.
The Power sector, lost an estimated N1,485,000,000 due to gas constraints. Previously, recorded power generation was 3,624MW, at a time the sector lost an estimated, N1,428,000,000.
This was attributed to heavy rainfall reported from Onitsha, Benin and Alaoji transmission lines, which led to load reduction from 70MW to 15MW, 100MW to 20MW and 300MW to 51MW .
According to Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, eight Generation Companies, GENCOs, produced zero megawatts of electricity for three consecutive days.
The Generation company include Alaoji NIPP, Olorunsogo NIPP, Afam IV-V, A.E.S, ASCO, Trans -Amadi, River IPP and Gbarain NIPP.