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Power Supply Surges by 140Megawatts

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Power supply from the Nigerian Electricity System Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, jumped by 140mega watts (Mw) on Saturday.

This was revealed in the information posted on the website of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry, NESI,on Monday, July 11.

NESI, in its daily summary of the electricity market performance, noted that power supply to the 11 distribution companies (DisCos) rose from 2,762Mw on Friday to 2902Mw on Saturday.

During the period under review, energy loss as a result of gas constraints reduced marginally from 3,741Mw to 3736Mw, indicating a recovery of 5Mw.

Gas to power had been on the decrease owing to the spate of vandalism of the gas pipelines by militant groups in the Niger Delta.

NESI added that there was no water management constraints, although report line constraint was rose by one Mw to 312Mw on Saturday.



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