Nigeria: Gas supply failures undermine generation ambitions

Issue 334 - 10 Nov 2016
A financial crisis is undermining the Nigerian electricity supply industry (ESI), but just as important is the lack of natural gas to generate power, as potential suppliers have ducked calls for much-increased supply to the domestic industry while purchase prices remain low and cost-reflective tariffs are elusive. Lack of gas is compromising efforts to increase generated electricity output, shown in African Energy’s analysis of available data and forecasts based on research for the African Energy Database.

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