December 7, 2023
Power Plant

Of the 107,107.29MWh that 24 power plants generated on November 6, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wheeled 105,853.22MWh to the 11 electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), leaving 1,254.07MW stranded, The Nation learnt on Monday.

The unused energy, which was 1.17% was the negative impact that resulted in the loss of $1.25billion in the 24 hours under review.

It costs over $1million to produce 1MW of electricity.

According to the Nigerian System Operator (SO) of the TCN in its data titled: “24 the Grid Performance Dashboard 06/11/2022,” the peak generation was 4,735MW while the off peak generation was 4,264MW.

Another document “List of GenCos and their MW Load @ 12:00hrs on 07/11/2022,” noted that 20 power plants produced 3,832.30MW.

The document said Afam IV & V (Ga VI) produced 85MW with two units, Afam IV (Gas Steam ) generated 0MW with four units, Azura -Edo IPP (Gas) produced 417MW with three units.

With three units, said the SO, Dandikowa GS (Hydro) produced 36.40MW, Delta (Gas) generated 433MW with nine, and Egbin (Steam ) produced 327Mw with two units.

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The SO said with one unit, Geregu NIPP (Gas) produced 131MW, Ihovbor NIPP (Gas) produced 103MW with one unit, Jebba (Hydro) generated 382MW with four units, Kainji (Hydro) generated 353MW with four units and with three units, Odukpani NIPP (Gas) produced 314MW.

According to the data, Okpai (Gas/Steam) generated 261MW with three units, Olorunsogo NIPP (Gas) produced 101.60MW with three units, Olorunsogo NIPP (Gas ) produced 109.20MW, Omoku (Gas ) generated 73.10MW with four units and with three units, Omotosho (Gas ) produced 92.50MW while Omotosho NIPP (Gas) generated 197.10MW with two units.

As Paras Energy (Gas) generated 48.40MW with seven units, Rivers IPP (Gas ) produced 155MW with one unit and with four units, Trans-Amadi (Gas) produced 70Mw with four units, said the SO.

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