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Egbin’s Power Generation Drops To 880mw Due To Maintenance

Africa’s biggest power station, Egbin located in Lagos has shed its generation capacity due to ongoing routine maintenance on one of its units, Leadership reports.

The plant originally designed to run on six units of 220 Mega Watts each had reportedly been challenged at a point over gas supply. The company after its take over by Sahara group and its technical partner has invested several billions of naira to revamp the once moribund plant.
Credit: Energymixreport
Egbin in the last few months has generated and sustained 1100 MW of electricity boosting power supply in Lagos. The company has however, shut down one of the functioning units forcing power generation to drop to 880MW from 1100MW. The drop in power generation as caused the blackout seen in some parts of the state.


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