BREAKING: Darkness Rocks Nigeria As National Grid Collapses Again
Information reaching Naija News House says that Darkness Rocks Nigeria As National Grid Collapses Again
The collapse, which happned 37 days after the June 13 system failure, crashed the power supply to 40 MW
Nigeria’s electricity grid has, on Wednesday, collapsed again, causing a blackout in states across the country.
It was reported that the system failure, which is the sixth in the last 7 months, dipped the entire power supply nationwide to 40 mega watts.
The distribution load profile obtained by Platforms Africa showed that the national grid collapsed at around 12:23 pm on Wednesday.
Electricity from the generation companies was abysmally low of 40MW against 3,000MW generated previous day.
Allocations to the 10 electricity distribution companies were zero, except 40MW and 10MW to Abuja and Ibadan Discos respectively at 12:23 pm when the incident occurred.
The cause of the system collapse is yet to be ascertained but Platforms Africa gathered that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has, as usual, launched an investigation to unravel the cause.
It would be recalled that the system also Collapses on June 13, the fifth time the grid suffered a failure between January and July, 2022.