Flash:: Nigeria ranked as second “worst”country for electricity supply


Nigeria has been ranked as the second worst nation in terms of power supply just as electricity generation dropped to 3,851 megawatts (MW).

The Spectator Index which ranked countries with the world’s worst electricity supply in 2017, stated this in a report on its @spectatorindex twitter handle, yesterday. Of the 137 countries examined in the report, Yemen ranked as the worst nation in terms of electricity supply in 2017, followed by Nigeria, Haiti, Lebanon, and Malawi. Ethiopia occupied the 37th position, while South Africa and Algeria occupied the 41st and 45th positions respectively.

Meanwhile, the Advisory Power Team report showed that the national grid capacity stood at 4, 000 Megawatts (MW). The report noted that the average power sent out by the Electricity Generating Companies (GENCOs), on the 14th of January, stood at 3, 851.06mw, down by 168.58mw recorded the previous day, adding that the peak generation averaged 4, 425mw, down by 5.5 percent.

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