Experts insist on mass metering before implementation of new tariff
Experts have criticised the implementation of the new electricity tariff structure and urged the Federal Government to ensure that electricity consumers are metered first before the commencement to eliminate outrageous billings. Nigerians had heaved a sigh of relief when the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP), announced plans to commence free distribution of meters but it…
FG, EKEDC flag off distribution of free meters to 100,000 customers in Lagos
The Federal Government in collaboration with Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday flagged off the distribution of free meters to customers under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
DisCos classify customers for service delivery
• As operator disclaims redundancy at Kainji, Jebba plants Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has grouped its customers into five service bands depicting the quantity and quality of supply they receive while assuring consumers that the newly-introduced Service Reflective Tariff (SRT), is for the growth of the electricity ecosystem in Nigeria. This was disclosed…
Electricity consumers insist new tariff ill-timed
The implementation of a new tariff by the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) across Nigeria, has stoked a controversy with the operators, as consumers refuse to accept the increment, calling for its reversal. The 11 DisCos had rolled out an electricity tariff template to implement a new service reflective tariff, which will see some consumers pay…
Group condemns power disconnection in Ajegunle communities
The Coalition for Affordable and Regular Electricity (CARE) has condemned Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) for its unlawful disconnection of electricity supply in some communities in Ajegunle after the communities resisted billing for the period of three months when power was not supplied. According to the group, EKEDC circulated electricity bills for May 2020, June…
Court awards N1m damages against EKEDC for disconnecting consumer
An High Court in Igbosere, Lagos has awarded N1m damages against Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) for disconnecting a consumer over unpaid bill by former occupant of the building.
EKEDC deploys mobile power transformer to Lekki to boost supply
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has deployed one of its newly acquired mobile power transformers to Lekki...
MDAs Metering: Lagos CP pledges support for EKEDC
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Muazu Zuberu, has pledged support for the metering of all police formations within Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) operations.
Eligible consumers to source electricity outside Discos under CTC proposal
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has assured Nigerians to expect improved power supply at a higher price as the country braces for the Competition Transition Charge (CTC) in the power sector.