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Due to the ongoing power outages around the country, power generation has plummeted below 200MW.

Twenty gas power plants, according to reports, are currently underperforming.

Nigeria has 23 power plants with a total capacity of 11,165MW linked to the national grid.

Generation corporations (GenCos), independent power providers, and the Niger Delta Holding Company are in charge of the plants. Two of the 23 are hydroelectric plants.

According to a Punch investigation, the gas facilities are now producing below expectations, have been shut down owing to a lack of gas, or are undergoing repair.

Omotosho units 5 & 6, Olorunsogo units 3, 4 & 6, Omoku Units 3 & 6, Omotosho NIPP units 3 & 4, Delta units 15, 17, and 18, Afam VI units 11 & 12, Olorunsogo NIPP unit 3, Ihovbor NIPP unit 2, Sapele Steam unit 3, Sapele NIPP unit 1, Odukpani NIPP units 1 & 3, and Okpai units 11, 12 & 18 were among the plants affected, according

In addition, the Jebba Hydro and Shiroro power plants are either offline or have restricted capacity.

Omotosho units 3&4, Olorunsogo unit 1, Delta units 10&20, Afam VI unit 13, Ihovbor NIPP unit 4, Geregu NIPP units 22&23, and Odukpani NIPP units 2, and 4&5 are among the other power generating plants affected. These are either out due to a problem or because they are slated to be out.

However, 16 gas plants returned to the national grid during the weekend, with Delta Power generating the most at 332MW.

Rivers IPP (160MW), Sapele (53MW), Sapele NIPP (94.90MW), and Shiroro Hydro are also connected to the grid (122MW).

 

Power generation was estimated to be 1,936.90 megawatts, down from 3,647MW the previous day.

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