The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced that the total amount of power available to the to distribute across Nigeria has dropped to 1,400 megawatts(MW).
The Assistant General Manager, Public Affairs TCN, Clement Ezeolisah, stated this yesterday in a statement.
According to Ezeolisah, electricity generation into the national grid dropped to 1,400MW as at Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
He said this was because of operational challenges experienced by gas power generation companies in the nationwide.
Ezeolisah further explained that the drop in electricity generation was due to constraints in the thermal power stations which have prevented the generators from producing at optimal levels.
He went on to disclose that stakeholders in the power sector were working round the clock to achieve improvements in the system.