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Nigeria To Add 4.2gigawatts to National Grid

The federal government has started moves to develop underutilized power assets to deliver incremental power to industrial centers and needy communities in the country by generating additional 4.2 gigawatts of power to the national grid in the next 12 -18 months.

A statement made the strategy and communication adviser to the minister of industry, trade and investment Boi Daniels said ; the reason for the addition is to ensure optimal use of resources.

The minister of industry, trade and investment, Okechukwu Enalema said that work is on going on the Alaoji power plant to supply about 360megawatts of unutilized power to industrial centres and the south -east axis of Onitsha, Aba, Nnewi and Ihiala.

He also said “only 120Mw out of the 480Mw of power generated by the plant is regularly utilized, so 360Mw of power is available for centers  that are ready.

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