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Power supply drops to 2 869MW

12 February 2015, 16:03

Abuja - Power supply from the national grid to households and businesses in the country slumped to 2 869.84 megawatts on Tuesday, exactly a month after it fell to 2 502.39MW, Punch reports.

Power generation tumbled to 2 936.83MW on February 10, while peak generation on that day was 3 913.20MW, according to data obtained from the Presidential Task Force on Power on Wednesday.

Also read: Government assures Nigerians of steady power supply

According to the Federal Ministry of Power, generation as of February 8 was 3 407.28MW, while 3 333.33MW was sent out.

Power generation and supply in the country have dipped below the 3 000MW mark for at least three times in the past one month

On January 11, 2015, generation fell to 2,502.39MW, while 2,449.04MW was sent out, according to data obtained from the PTFP. Generation fell to 2 948.45MW on January 6, while 2,880.31MW was sent out.

Read more at Punch

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