Nigeria’s Power Generation Rises To 3483.7MW


The Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said that Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) at the 06:00hours on Tuesday generated 3,483.7 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity.
Grid operation noted that on Monday, the lowest power generation was 2,970.1MW, while peak generation was 3,819.2MW.
It added that the highest frequency on Monday was 51.34Hz and lowest frequency was 48.46Hz.
The highest voltage recorded on that day was 357KV and the lowest voltage 295 KV.
In its operational report for November 5, the NESI noted that the SO of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) evacuated 3,586MW to the 11 electricity distribution companies.
In the day under review, the sector recorded gas constraint of 3,176MW and 412MW line constraint.
The power sector also recorded 26MW high-frequency constraint, although water management constraint was 0MW.
According to the report, the cost of losses recorded in the sector due to all the constraints was N1.735 billion.
According to NESI, “On November 5 2016, average power sent out was 3586MWh/hour (down by 7MWh/h).  The reported gas constraint was 3176MW. The reported line constraint was 412MW and the reported high frequency constraint is 26MW according to TCN. The water management constraint was 0MW. The power sector lost an estimated N1, 735, 000, 000 on November 5 2016 due to constraints.”

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