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Nigeria Gas Company (NGC) has embarked on a 3-day maintenance on a pipeline supplying gas to Egbin Power Station, leading to the shutdown of the power station and a reduction of 676MW of bulk power generated into the nation’s grid from Tuesday to Thursday.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by management of TCN and obtained by EnergyDay on Tuesday.
EnergyDay gatherd that Egbin Power Station which contributes over 16% of the total electricity generated to the national grid will be shut down for three days, leading to power outages being witnessed in Lagos and some parts of the country.
TCN in the statement said, “This is to notify the public that as at 11:13 hours of 18th December 2023, Egbin Power generating station was shut down to allow the Nigeria Gas Company (NGC) to maintain linking gas pipeline supplying gas to Egbin Power Station.