Nigeria’s Power Generation Peaks To Record High Of 5,000MW


Nigeria’s power generation peaked at 5,043.4MW on Thursday, 1st September 2022, a significant improvement from the peak of 4,664.1MW recorded on Wednesday, 31st August 2022. This is the highest daily generation recorded.

On the flip side, the lowest generation on Thursday was 3,298.48MW, in contrast to 3,450.7MW recorded in the previous day. This is according to information from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Meanwhile, total energy generated on Thursday stood at 102,875.3MWh, representing a 1.1% decline when compared to the 104,018.08MWh generated in the previous day. Also, energy supplied to customers dropped by 1.1% to 101,630.01MWh on Thursday, from 102,751.99MW sent out on Wednesday.

Energy generation started the month of September on a positive note, a development, which would be welcomed by many Nigerians, an indication of improved electricity supply in the country. This is especially following multiple grid disruptions in the first half of the year and a 14-hour strike action in August 2022.

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