List of power stations in Nigeria

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Fossil fuel power stations[edit]

Natural Gas[edit]

Power station Community Coordinates Type Capacity Status Year completed Additional description
AES Barge Egbin 6°33′33″N 3°36′54″E / 6.55917°N 3.61500°E / 6.55917; 3.61500 Simple cycle gas turbine 270 MW Operational 2001 Independent Power Project. [1] Light inside: the experience of independent

power projects in Nigeria. Nine gas turbines are mounted on barges.

Aba Power Station Aba

Abia State

5°09′11″N 7°18′38″E / 5.15306°N 7.31056°E / 5.15306; 7.31056 Simple cycle gas turbine 140 MW Taking off (I quarter 2013) 2012 It is private integrated power project being built by Geometric Power Systems. [2] allafrica
Afam IV-V Power Station Afam

Rivers State

4°51′05″N 7°15′17″E / 4.85139°N 7.25472°E / 4.85139; 7.25472 Simple cycle gas turbine 726 MW Partially Operational 1982 (Afam IV)- 2002 (Afam V) Afam IV -6 x 75MW (GT 13-18), Afam V -2 x 138MW (GT 19-20),[3]
Afam VI Power Station Afam

Rivers State

4°50′58″N 7°15′24″E / 4.84944°N 7.25667°E / 4.84944; 7.25667 Combined cycle gas turbine 624 MW [4], Shell. Operational 2009 (Gas turbines) 2010 (Steam turbines)
Alaoji Power Station (NIPP) Abia state 5°04′00″N 7°19′24″E / 5.06667°N 7.32333°E / 5.06667; 7.32333 Combined cycle gas turbine 1074 MW [5] NDPHC. Partially operational(225MW) [6] The Nation 2012-2015 [7] Abiastate. 4 x 112,5MW turbines and later 2 x 255MW steam turbines. Plant is delayed due to evacuation capacity and securitization for Shell. [8] NDPHC Presentation.
Calabar Power Station (NIPP) Calabar Simple cycle gas turbine 561 MW [9] NDPHC. Under Construction 2014 [10] NDPHC Presentation. 5 x 112,5MW turbines, Gas supply will available from 2014. [11] NDPHC Presentation.
Egbema Power Station (NIPP) Imo State 5°33′56″N 6°44′18″E / 5.56556°N 6.73833°E / 5.56556; 6.73833 Simple cycle gas turbine 338 MW [12] NDPHC. Under Construction 2012-2013 3 x 112,5MW turbines. Plant is waiting for evacuation infrastructure.[13] NDPHC Presentation.
Egbin Thermal Power Station Egbin 6°33′47″N 3°36′55″E / 6.56306°N 3.61528°E / 6.56306; 3.61528 Gas-fired steam turbine 1320 MW Partially Operational (994MW) [14] 1985-1986 Has six 220-MW independent units.Egbin - Thermal Power Station in Egbin, Nigeria Mbendi Information Services
Geregu I Power Station Geregu Kogi State Simple cycle gas turbine 414 MW Unknown 2007 The plant is during privatisation process [15]
Geregu II Power Station (NIPP) Geregu Kogi State Simple cycle gas turbine 434 MW [16] Siemens Taking off (I quarter 2013) 2012 Has tree 146-MW turbines
Ibom Power Station (NIPP) Ikot Abasi 4°33′53″N 7°34′06″E / 4.56472°N 7.56833°E / 4.56472; 7.56833 Simple cycle gas turbine 190 MW Partially Operational (60MW) [17] ThisDayLive 2009 The plant’s overall generating capacity is technically constrained by existing transmission and distribution facilities of PHCN and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to only 60mW.

[18] ThisDayLive

Ihovbor Power Station (NIPP) Benin City 6°24′20″N 5°41′00″E / 6.40556°N 5.68333°E / 6.40556; 5.68333 Simple cycle gas turbine 450 MW [19] NDPHC. Under Construction 2012-2013 4 x 112,5MW turbines, Plant can't be launched due to delayed evacuation capacity. [20] NDPHC Presentation.
Okpai Power Station Okpai Combined cycle gas turbine 480 MW Operational 2005 Independent Power Project. [21] Light inside: the experience of independent

power projects in Nigeria.

Olorunsogo Power Station Olorunsogo 6°52′55″N 3°18′52″E / 6.88194°N 3.31444°E / 6.88194; 3.31444 Simple cycle gas turbine 336 MW Partially Operational 2007 8 x 42 MW [22] Sepco3, Working below capacity due to gas supply issues. [23] ThisDayLive.
Olorunsogo II Power Station (NIPP) Olorunsogo 6°53′08″N 3°18′56″E / 6.88556°N 3.31556°E / 6.88556; 3.31556 Combined cycle gas turbine 675 MW [24] NDPHC Partially Operational 2012 4x112,5mW and 2x112,5MW steam turbines. [25] NDPHC Presentation.

Working below capacity due to gas supply issues. [26] Sweetcrude.

Omoku Power Station Omoku Simple cycle gas turbine 150 MW [27] Rocksonengineering. Operational 2005 6 x 25MW gas turbines
Omoku II Power Station (NIPP) Omoku Simple cycle gas turbine 225 MW Under Construction 2013 [28] FMI 2 x 112,5 MW gas turbines

emails and other details are not available at the moment.

Omotosho I Power Station Omotosho 6°44′09″N 4°42′39″E / 6.73583°N 4.71083°E / 6.73583; 4.71083 Simple cycle gas turbine 336 MW [29]; Operational 2005 8 x 42 MW
Omotosho II Power Station (NIPP) Omotosho Simple cycle gas turbine 450 MW Operational fully by NDPHC [30] The Nation

Partially operational (375MW) By China Machinery Engineering Corporation [31] BusinessDay.

2012 4x112,5MW, The plant is build and operated by China Machinery Engineering Corporation.
Sapele Power Station Sapele 5°55′31″N 5°38′44″E / 5.92528°N 5.64556°E / 5.92528; 5.64556 Gas-fired steam turbine and Simple cycle gas turbine 1020 MW Partially Operational (135 MW) [32] Information Brochure 1978 - 1981 Most of units requires major overhaul.

Plant is build in 2 phases. Phase I: 1978-1980 6 x 120MW Gas-fired steam turbines, phase II: 1981 4 x 75MW gas turbines. The plant is during privatisation process.

Sapele Power Station (NIPP) Sapele 5°55′40″N 5°38′41″E / 5.92778°N 5.64472°E / 5.92778; 5.64472 Simple cycle gas turbine 450 MW Operational [33] The Nation 2012 4x112,5 MW [34] NDPHC. Despite power plant activity, power outage cripples local business activities in Sapele. [35] Vanguard.
Delta - Ughelli Power Station Ughelli 5°32′28″N 5°54′56″E / 5.54111°N 5.91556°E / 5.54111; 5.91556 Simple cycle gas turbine 900 MW Partially Operational

(360 MW) [36] Sweetcrude,[37] Uyo Summit presentation

1966-1990 Most of units requires major overhaul.

Plant is build in 4 phases. Phase I: 1966 (decommissioned today), phase II: 1975 6 x 25MW turbines(GT 2-8), phase III: 1978 6 x 25MW turbines(GT 9-14), phase IV: 1990 6 x 100MW turbines(GT 15-20), The plant is during privatisation process.[38]

Coal[edit]

Power station Community Coordinates Type Capacity Status Year completed Additional description
Itobe Power Plant Itobe Kogi State Circulating Fluidized Bed technology 1200 MW Planned 2015-2018 (first phase 600 MW) The first phase consist of four 150MW units. Actual effort is focused on development mining to establish additional coal resources. [39] Zuma Energy presentation.

Hydroelectric[edit]

In Service[edit]

Hydroelectric station Community Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kainji Power Station Reservoir 800 1968[1] Kainji Lake Niger River
Jebba Power Station Reservoir 540 1985 Lake Jebba Niger River
Shiroro Power Station Reservoir 600 1990 Lake Shiroro Kaduna River
Zamfara Power Station Reservoir 100 2012[2] Gotowa Lake Bunsuru River

Under Construction or Proposed[edit]

Hydroelectric station Community Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kano Power Station Reservoir 100 2015[3] Hadejia River
Zamfara Power Station Reservoir 100 2012[4] Gotowa Lake Bunsuru River
Kiri Power Station Reservoir 35 2016 Benue River
Mambilla Power Station Taraba State 6°41′46″N 11°09′16″E / 6.69611°N 11.15444°E / 6.69611; 11.15444 Reservoir 3050 2018 [40] Gembu, Sum Sum and Nghu Lake Donga River

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