National Grid Collapses Again, Drops To 42.7 MW

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This is the third time it has collapsed within a month.

Benin - September 19 - Mediaage NG News – Nigeria’s national grid on Tuesday collapsed again, with power generation dropping from a peak of 3,594.60 megawatts (MW) at midnight to a meagre 42.7MW at midday.

Only the Delta Power plant was active on the grid at noon, with 41MW, while Afam had 1.7MW.

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At 11:32am all of the commercial hub of Lagos lost power supply from the grid. It is now blamed to be a national system collapse.

This is the third collapse in less than a month that the Nigerian national grid has collapsed, and it comes barely five days after the grid collapsed twice within a space of more than 12 hours.

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