Metering can’t solve power challenges, says IBEDC
The Chief Transformation and Strategy Officer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Iranola Ayodeji, has said that metering does not entirely solve the nation’s power challenges. According to him, there have been complaints from some metered customers on IBEDC network with respect to operations and how the meters run fast. He said most customers are…
IBEDC invests N11.5bn in network upgrade
Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) said it has expended over N11.5bn worth of investments on metering, network upgrade and rehabilitation of its network operations. The company’s Managing Director, Mr. John Donnachie, who disclosed this during a media facility tour and equipment inspection in Ibadan, Oyo State, said part of the investment was for procurement of…
Assets enumeration exercise will improve service delivery –IBEDC
Mr Olatunji Akeem, the IBEDC Project Officer in Omu-Aran Business District in Kwara, said this during a sensitisation visit to the palace of Olomu of Omu-Aran on Saturday.
IBEDC warns against electricity hazard
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday, advised the public to be wary of electricity hazards and shun habits that poses danger to their lives and property while using electrical appliances.
Ogun community laments IBEDC’s epileptic power supply, high tariff
Some residents of the Kajola Community of Onihale in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun have lamented the epileptic power supply and high tarriff by the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC). In interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, they said that the IBEDC was deliberately punishing the community with epileptic…
Manufacturers reject monthly review of electricity tariff
The Kwara Branch of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against the monthly review of electricity tariff by Distributing Companies (Discos) in the country.
Electricity users give IBEDC August ending deadline to provide prepaid meters
A consumer group, Electricity Consumers Mega Forum, has given August ending deadline to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to either provide prepaid meters to electricity consumers or forfeit payment of bills.
Inadequate gas supply cuts electricity output by 3,000MW
The Federal Government said the Nigerian electricity sector recorded a shortfall of 3,000 Megawatts (MW) due to inadequate gas supply to power plants.
NERC fines IBEDC N21m for poor consumer handling
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has sanctioned more distribution companies over poor consumers handling. The latest, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) was fined N21 million.