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Nigeria: NBS Power generation Q4 2018 update

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THUR, FEBRUARY 21 2019-theG&BJournal-National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said today that the power generation statistics for Q4 2018 reflected a total average of 68,625 MWh of energy generated daily by thermal power stations while thermal power stations generated an average of 27,913 MWh of energy within the same period.

Thermal stations generated a peak of 80,856 MWh on 20th December, 2018 while the hydro stations attained a peak of 32,681 MWh on the 21st of October, 2018 . However, the lowest daily energy generation of 44,367 MWh was attained by thermal stations on 29th of October 2018 while the lowest daily energy generation of 21,457 MWh was attained by hydro stations on 21st of December 2018.

Total number of consumers with prepaid meters increased by 1.00% to 1.67m customers in Q4 2018 from 1.65m customers in Q3 2018.

Abuja Disco has the highest number of customers metered. This is closely followed by Benin Disco and Eko Disco while Yola Disco recorded the least total number of customers metered.

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