Power Supply Falls by 400MW

The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria said power supply dropped by 400 megawatts yesterday, as the Agip Okpai Power Station Delta State was shut for scheduled annual maintenance for the next five days.

According to a report, the maintenance exercise will last till September 4, 2013. As a result of the development, maintenance is carried out yearly to ensure equipment availability as well as improved grid performance and stability.

However, the company appealed to all electricity customers to show understanding as the maintenance is critical, there would be nationwide load shedding during the period and must be carried out to ensure that the station continues to contribute maximally to the nation’s generation capacity.