Power Sector Report: Energy Generated and Sent Out and Consumed and Load Allocation (Q3 2017)
The power generation statistics for Q3 2017 reflected that a total average of 82,266 MWh of energy was generated daily by power stations.
Daily energy generation attained a peak of 3,880 MW on the 1st September, 2017 and daily energy sent out on same date was 3,825 MW. Similarly, the highest daily energy generated per hour attained a peak of 93,118 MWh on 1st September, 2017 and daily energy sent out per hour on same date was 91,801 MWh. This represents the highest level of energy generated and sent out in the month of September 2017 and in Q3 2017.
However, the lowest daily energy generation, 2,354 MW, in Q3 2017 was attained on 14th September, 2017 and daily energy sent out on that date was 2,310 MW. The lowest daily energy generation per hour was also attained on same date. 56,486 MWh was generated and 55,444 MWh was sent out.
Date source: National Bureau of Statistics / Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission