Power Sector Electricity generation rises to 4,133MW

The data showed that 4,133 MW was the peak generation on Wednesday, August 18, 2016, while the lowest generation was 3,282 MW.

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

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Electricity generation in the country has risen to 4,133 megawatts (MW) for the first time in six months.

This was discovered from statistics provided by the Nigeria System Operator (NSO), an arm of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to Daily Trust.

The data showed that 4,133 MW was the peak generation on Wednesday, August 18, 2016, while the lowest generation was 3,282 MW.

Generation had reached a peak of 5,074 MW on February 2 but it crashed due to the activities of vandals.

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola had earlier blamed the electricity problems in the country on the activities of Niger Delta militants.

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