Nigeria has been ranked as the second worst nation in electricity supply as production drops to 3,851 megawatts.
This was revealed in the Spectator Index of the world’s worst electricity supply in 2017 released on Monday on Twitter via @spectatorindex.
Yemen ranked as worst electricity supply nation in 2017,
The five bottom placed (worst) countries of the 137 countries examined in the report are:
Ethiopia occupied the 37th position, while South Africa and Algeria occupied the 41st and 45th positions respectively.
According to the Advisory Power Team, the national grid capacity is 4,000 Megawatts.
The report noted that the average power sent out by the Electricity Generating Companies on January 14 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.
According to the report: “On January 14 2018, average power sent out was 3,851MWh/hour (down by 169MWh/h from the previous day). 1437.9MW was not generated due to unavailability of gas.
“0MW was not generated due to unavailability of line infrastructure, while 680.5MW was not generated due to high frequency resulting from the unavailability of distribution infrastructure. 290MW was not generated due to unavailability of water.
“The power sector lost an estimated N1,121,000,000 on January 14, 2018, due to insufficient gas supply, distribution infrastructure, transmission infrastructure and water reserves.”