54950mw of power unutilised in 11 days : The figure of 7000mw generation begins to wobble

About 54,950 megawatts (mw) of electricity was not utilised in the first 17 days of September by the 11 electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), enough to energise 10.9 million households, the Daily Trust reports.


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, at a session of the National Council on Power (NACOP) last Thursday said one megawatt of electricity is capable of powering about 200 households. The 54,950mw unutilised energy from the DisCos end, would be estimated to serve 10.9m homes.

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