A total average of 81,561 megawatts (Mwh) of energy was generated daily by power stations, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported.

In the power sector report for Q2, the statistics bureau showed that daily energy generation attained a peak of 98,573 Mw on the 18th of April 2018.

However, the lowest daily energy generation of 52,074 Mwh was attained on 9th of June 2018.

The report further revealed that thermal stations generated a peak of 77,010 Mwh on 18th April, 2018 while the hydro stations attained a peak of 22,858 MWh on the 28th of June, 2018.

According to the Bureau, total number of consumers with prepaid meters increased to 1.62 million in Q2 2018, up from 1.59 million in Q1 2018, representing a 1.59 per cent increase.

A breakdown showed that Benin Disco had the highest number of customers metered (280,862) closely followed by Abuja Disco with (270,918) while Yola Disco recorded the least total number of metered customers with 37,329, closely followed by Jos with 54,395 and Kano with 65,060.