How 8 NIPP plants scaled up power by 4,000MW

Nigeria has added a generation capacity of 4,025 megawatts (MW) through the construction and operation of eight power plants on the national grid. Data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Power indicate that generation capacity is over 7,500MW, transmission is at 8,100MW and distribution at over 5,500MW.

Among the 29 power plants which operated as at Monday, eight of them were constructed by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) along with 21,336 transmission and distribution substations.

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