Electricity Generation Averages 3,687MW in Q1’17—NBS

Daily energy generation in March 2017 attained a peak of 4,156.03MW on March 9, 2017 and daily energy sent out on same date was 4,096 MW. Similarly, the highest daily energy generated per hour attained a peak of 99,732 MWh on March 9, 2017 and daily energy sent out per hour on same date was 98,300 MWh.
The lowest daily energy generation attained in March 2017 was 3,496 MW and the lowest daily energy sent out of 3,441 MW was attained on March 16, 2017.
Likewise, the lowest daily energy generation per hour was also attained on same date. 83,790 MWh was generated and 82,580 MWh was sent out.
However, the power generation statistics for first quarter 2017, (Q1’17) shows that a total average of 3,687 megawatts, of energy was generated by power stations as Afam VI Power Plant contributed about 12.64 percent of the total, the highest generation among the twenty-three (23) power plants within the period under review.
The power generation attained a peak of 5,846 megawatts, MW, January 24, while daily energy sent out on same date was 5,747 MW. Similarly, the highest daily energy generated per hour attained a peak of 140,316 megawatts per hour, MWh on the January 24, 2017 and daily energy sent out per hour on same date was 137,920 MWh.
This represents the highest level of energy generated and sent out in the month of January 2017 and in Q1 2017. However, the lowest daily energy generation, 1,660 MW, in the month of January 2017 and in Q1 2017 was attained on January 18, 2017 and daily energy sent out on that date was 1,618 MW.
The lowest daily energy generation per hour was also attained on same date. 39,837 MWh was generated and 38,831 MWh was sent out. In February 2017, daily energy generation attained a peak of 4,279 MW on February 21, 2017 and daily energy sent out on same date was 4,217 MW. Similarly, the highest daily energy generated per hour in the month under review attained a peak of 102,705 MWh and daily energy sent out per hour on same date was 101,208 MWh.
Nevertheless, daily energy generation attained its lowest of 2,915 MW in the month of February on February 1, 2017 and daily energy sent out on same date was 2,869 MW. Similarly, the lowest daily energy generation per hour was also attained on same date. 69,962 MWh was generated and 68,847 MWh was sent out.

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