Again, national grid collapses five days after restoration


The National grid has collapsed again, just five days after it was restored following a similar incident that led to a total blackout across the country.

Data from the system operator showed that power generation dropped from 3,472 MW at 11 a.m. on Tuesday to 88.70 MW at noon.

The generation data indicated that only Afam VI (GAS/STEAM), Azura-Edo IPP (GAS), and Delta Gas contributed to the grid at the time.

However, as of 7 p.m., generation had increased to 1,914.60 MW with 12 generators on the grid.

The contributing generators were Afam VI (Gas/Steam), Azura-Edo IPP, Delta Gas, Egbin (Steam), Geregu (Gas), Kainji (hydro), Odukpani (NIPP), Okpai (Gas/Steam), Olorunsogo (gas/steam),…

Source: Nigerian Tribune