The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said an average of 2,503GWh of electricity was generated and sent out by the 25 power Generation Companies (Gencos) during the second quarter of 2017, The Sun reports.

The Quarter Two Power Generation Statistics Report posted on the NBS website indicated that Egbin Power Plant contributed about 11.22 per cent of the average energy generated during the period. The generation from Egbin represented the highest generation among the 25 power plants during the period under review.

The report also indicated that daily energy generation attained a peak of 4,079MW on May 29, while daily energy sent out on same date was 4,014MW. It however, said the lowest daily energy generation of 2,679MW in the quarter was attained on April 9, while daily energy sent out on that date was 2,638MW.