Nigeria’s power generation rose in Q1 2017 – NBS

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According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), power generation increased in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017, as an average of 3,687 MW of energy was generated by power stations, with Afam VI Power Plant contributing about 12.64 percent share of the average energy generated, Vanguard reports.

The NBS report also showed that daily energy generation attained a peak of 5,846 MW on January 24, 2017, while daily energy sent out on the same date was 5,747 MW. Similarly, the highest daily energy generated per hour attained a peak of 140,316 MWh on January 24, 2017 and daily energy sent out per hour on the same date was 137,920 MWh.

This represents the highest level of energy generated and sent out in the month of January 2017 and in Q1 2017.  However, the lowest daily energy generation, 1,660 MW, in the month of January 2017 and in Q1 2017 was attained January 18, 2017 as daily energy sent out on that date was 1,618 MW.

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