Jebba Plant Not Responsible for Abuja Power Outage – Management
In a press statement released on Monday, the management maintained that the power challenged being experienced in Abuja and its environs was not attributable to the perceived breakdown at the Jebba station.
The statement explained that both stations managed by Mainstream Energy Solutions are feat to resume duties at their 350 megawatts capacity, on the restoration of the National grid.
According to the management of the plant, “Jebba Plant has 5nos. Generating Units with combined available capacity of 400MW, while Kainji has 4nos. Generating Units with combined available capacity of 305 MW.
“As at the time the system collapse occurred, the generating Units were on the National Grid. The Units Separated due to the National Grid failure.
“It should also be noted that effort has been made by the National Control Center to Black Start the System using Kainji Power Plant. Kainji and Jebba Power Plants remain available to supply power as soon as the National grid is restored.”
The company also stated that since it took over Kainji and Jebba plants in November 2013, the company has not only stabilized operations of the power plants but has also increased generation capacity of the plants despite various ordeals.