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Power generation drops to 2,933 megawatts due to gas shortage

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The Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO), a department of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that it has recorded 2,933 megawatts (Mw) as lowest energy generation for yesterday.

Also, , there was a record of 4,587Mw peak generation.

Acccording to the days, the SO recorded a generation of 3,992Mw and sent out 3,928Mw.

Speaking on why the production fell, TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, said it was because of gas shortage.

“Generally, there is gas constraint now,” she said.

For some days, customers of distribution companies have been grappling with load shedding.

They take turn to have electricity supply. Last Thursday, the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) recorded a dip in its power supply from 3,387Mw at 1:00am to 2,805Mw in day time.

The cause, according to the source, who broke the news to The Nation in confidence, was gas constraint.

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