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Prepaid meters consumers hit 1.62m- NBS

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said total number of consumers with prepaid meters increased by 1.59per cent to 1.62million customers in second quarter of (Q2) 2018 from 1.59million customers in first quarter of (Q1) 2018.

The report by NBS noted that Benin Disco has the highest number of customers metered. This is closely followed by Abuja Disco and Ibadan Disco while Yola Disco recorded the least total number of customers metered.

The bureau ‘Power sector report: energy generated and sent out and consumed and load allocation in second quarter (Q2).’, stated that power generation statistics for Q2 2018 reflected that a total average of 81,561 MWh of energy was generated daily by power stations.

According to NBS report on Monday, stated that “Daily energy generation attained a peak of 98,573 MWh on the 18th of April 2018.

“Thermal stations generated a peak of 77,010 MWh on 18th April, 2018 while the hydro stations attained a peak of 22,858 MWh on the 28th of June, 2018.

“However, the lowest daily energy generation of 52,074 MWh was attained on 9th of June 2018.”

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