Nigeria:More Hurdles to Attaining Regular Electricity Supply in Nigeria

13 June 2018

[Guardian] Nigeria has about 11,165 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity generating capacity, out of which only about 25 per cent is available and operational due to gas constraints.Again, about seven per cent of the generated electricity is lost across the transmission network. In general, there is a transmission capacity of 7,000MW, wherein close to 90 per cent of transmitted power reaches electricity consumers through the Distribution Companies (DISCOs). However, these distributors encounter collection ...