Blackout as grid collapses after losing 1106MWs power


SOME parts of the country were thrown into darkness on Monday after the national grid collapsed upon losing 1106 Megawatts. 

Data showed that as of 6am on Monday, 19 generation companies (GenCos) had generated 3,867.60 MWs of electricity. 

They were; Afam IV & V (Gas), Afam VI (Gas/steam), Alaoji NIPP (Gas), Azura-Edo IPP (Gas), Delta (Gas), Egbin (Steam), Geregu (Gas), Ihovbor NIPP (Gas), Jebba (Hydro), Kainji (hydro). Others are Rivers IPP (Gas), Sapele NIPP (Gas), Shiroro (hydro), Trans-Amadi (Gas), Olorunsogo (Gas), Omoku (gas), Omotosho (gas), Omotosho NIPP (gas) and Paras energy (Gas). 

However, hourly, the system continued to lose various amounts of power. For instance,…

Source: Nigerian Tribune