NIGERIA RANKS SECOND WORST ELECTRICITY SUPPLY NATION IN 2017

Written by on January 16, 2018

Nigeria has been ranked as the 2017 second worst nation in power supply.

This is as power dropped to below 4,000 megawatts in Nigeria.
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Nigeria has been ranked as the 2017 second worst nation in power supply. This is as power dropped to below 4,000 megawatts in Nigeria.

The Spectator Index of the world’s worst electricity supply in 2017 stated this in a report released on Monday.

Of the 137 countries examined in the report, Yemen ranked as worst electricity supply nation in 2017, followed by Nigeria, Haiti, Lebanon and Malawi.

Ethiopia occupied the 37th position, while South Africa and Algeria occupied the 41st and 45th positions respectively.

Meanwhile, the latest report of the Advisory Power Team (Office of the Vice President) showed that the national grid capacity stood at 4,000 Megawatts.

The report noted that the average power sent out by the Electricity Generating Companies on January 14 stood at 3, 851.06mw, down by 168.58mw recorded the previous day, adding that the peak generation averaged 4,425mw, down by 5.5 percent.


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