Report any staff that demands for money – EKEDC Official

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Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), on Monday warned consumers within its network against paying its personnel for installation of the company’s prepaid meters. The General Manager, EKEDC, Godwin Idemudia, who gave the warning in Lagos, disclosed that complaints have reached the company that some personnel are collecting money for installation from consumers who had been […]

‘N88b debt, recession threaten metering’

Over N88 billion debt owed by customers and the economic downturn are responsible for the slow metering of consumers in Ikeja Electric Plc, The Nation has learnt. The firm’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mr. Felix Ofulue, said Ikeja Electric has a robust metering programme but owing to the  recession in the country coupled with the huge debt, […]

Eko DisCo meters industrial customers

Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) said it has metered all maximum demand (MD) customers within its network in line with the directive of the regulatory body, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Maximum demand customers are huge electricity consumers such as industrial and some commercial concerns. Distribution companies realise substantial part of their revenues from […]

AEDC procures 30,000 meters, targets 120,000 by December

The Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Engr. Ernest Mupwaya, says the firm has procured another 30,000 meters to complete the 120,000 installation target for 2017. Mupwaya who spoke while signing the procurement contract with ZTE Nigeria yesterday, said “Metering will help to improve our revenue. It will improve our cash flow because […]

Electricity consumers may protest over meters scarcity

Electricity consumers in the  Southwest zone are planning to protest  the failure by the power distribution companies (DisCos) to supply them with meters. A group, Electricity Consumers Mega Forum (ECMF), said the association is relying on the protest to drive home its demand. Its spokesman, Kamorudeen Balogun said the association has notified its members in […]

FG to roll out 3m prepaid meters

More than three million pre-payment meters are to be rolled out under the Federal Government’s intervention programme, power minister Babatunde Fashola said Sunday. It comes after Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have been deemed incapable of providing meters for homes across the country since 2003 when they were awarded the contract. FULL STORY – DAILY TRUST

Jos Disco to send 840 meters to NEMSA

The Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC), is to send additional 840 smart prepaid meters to the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) station in Kaduna for re-testing, JEDC’s Head of Corporate Communications, Dr. Friday Adakole Elijah has stated. The company, according to Elijah in a press statement has already sent 660 meters to NEMSA and […]

Supply prepaid metres to consumers, govt urges Discos

The Federal Government has ordered electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country to supply prepaid meters to electric consumers without further delay. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) gave the order at the end of his third monthly meeting with operators in the power sector at the Ugwuaji Transmission Station, Enugu, […]

NERC signs pact with CPC for metering of customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday signed a pact with the Consumers’ Protection Commission (CPC) to ensure mostly that consumers are metered adequately by the electricity Distribution companies (Discos). Speaking yesterday at the CPC headquarters in Abuja, NERC acting head, Dr. Anthony Akah ‎said, “It is our belief that with this collaboration, complaints that […]

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