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Load rejection/Gas constraints: Nigeria’s Power sector loses N222.82bn in 9 months

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Nigeria’s Power Sector has lost a whooping sum of N222.82 billion between January to September this year due to low load demand by the electricity Distribution Companies and gas constraint.

A total of  4,669.5MW were lost within the period with DisCos Low load demand accounted for 2,028.8MW, about  36 per cent of the loss while gas constraints was  2,640.7MW, 64 per cent of the total loss.

Maximum stranded generation was recorded on 18th September where stranded power totaled 4,669.5MW with Maximum Generation of 4,269MW recorded on September 25, 2020 and Minimum Generation at 3,069.88MW on September 13, 2020

Within the nine months average available generation capacity was 8,120.07MW, Average Generation 3,949.72MW and Stranded Generation was 4,170.35MW.

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