Nigerians To Experience Drop In Electricity Supply

Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN,
has.indicated that electricity generation in the
country will drop by 400megawatts beginning from
Monday through Saturday this week.
According to TCN, this will consequently lead to a
six-day nationwide power rationing.
The firm, in a statement, explained that the drop in
power generation would be as a result of
maintenance work on one of Shell Petroleum
Development Company’s gas plant.
TCN said: “There will be a reduction in generation
output by 400MW, from 4 Monday to.9 Saturday,
November, 2013.
“This is due to the SPDC’s scheduled maintenance
work on Okoloma gas plant supplying gas to Afam
VI power plant, thereby leading to the shutdown of
the power plant, resulting in nationwide power
TCN said the shutdown of Afam VI power
plant.became necessary to allow SPDC inspect
and.carry out routine maintenance work on the
Okoloma natural gas station in Afam, Rivers State,
to ensure its technical integrity.

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