Nigeria’s Daily Energy Generation Attained a Peak of 94,627MWh in Q4 2017 – NBS


The power generation statistics for Q4 2017 reflected that a total average of 94,627 MWh of energy was generated daily by power stations.

Daily energy generation attained a peak of 105,152 MWh on the 8th of December 2017. Thermal Stations generated 84,026 MWh of this while the hydro stations generated 21, 126 MWh.

However, the lowest daily energy generation, 73,246, was attained on 18 October 2017 as thermal Stations generated 55,941 MWh of this while the hydro stations generated the remaining 17,305 MWh.

Metering data for all discos reflected that 3.45m customers, representing 46.16% of the total 7.48m customer captured has been metered. Benin Disco has the highest percentage of customer metered with 69.49% recorded. This is closely followed by Eko Disco with 60.73% and Ikeja Disco with 55.95% respectively while Yola and Enugu Discos recorded the least percentage of customers metered with 23.61% and 27.72% recorded respectively

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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