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FG Grows National Grid Power Capacity To 14,000MW

Federal Government through the Association of Power Generation Companies has grown the power capacity…

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Federal Government through the Association of Power Generation Companies has grown the power capacity of the national grid from 13, 000megawatts recorded a few years ago to about 14,000 MW.

VerseNews reports that the APGC’s Executive Secretary, Dr. Joy Ogaji, said electricity generation capacity to the national grid has increased to almost 14,000MW.

Dr Ogaji explained that the increase was brought about due to the addition of a $1.3bn Niger state-based 700MW Zungeru hydroelectric plant which came on stream in the second quarter of the year.

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“The national grid now has an installed power generation capacity of about 14, 000 megawatts, and this was made possible due to the Zungeru plant that came on stream this year,” she said, adding that it was an opportunity for interested investors to partner with the Gencos

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