The daily energy report of the Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) comprising gas-fired and hydro stations in Nigeria, reveals that an average of 4,313 megawatts of electricity was released into the national grid on Tuesday.
According to the report, the electricity sent out by the GenCos was up by 58.82 megawatts from the figure released on Monday.
However, 2,549.77 megawatts could not be generated due to unavailability of gas, while 23.8 megawatts was not generated due to unavailability of transmission infrastructure.
More so, the report shows that 857.5 megawatts was not generated due to high frequency that resulted from unavailability of distribution infrastructure.
It said 150 megawatts was recorded as loss due to failure in water management procedures.
According to the energy report, the power sector lost an estimated N1.7 billion on Tuesday due to insufficient gas supply, distribution and transmission infrastructure.
The report was compiled by the Advisory Power Team, Office of the Vice President and released on Wednesday in Abuja.