Alleged high-level corruption, weak regulation, and the inability of the National Assembly to criminalise arbitrary billing of electricity consumers may continue to widen the metering gap in the country, as distribution companies fail to metre 8.1 million electricity customers eight years after privatisation.
In other to boost electricity metre usage and encouraged local content driven, the Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Ltd. (MEMMCOL), has called on the Federal Government to increase its support and encouragement to indigenous meter manufacturers to bridge the nation’s metering gap.
21 Sep 2022
The number of electricity consumers on estimated billing rose marginally in the second quarter of this year despite the increased deployment of prepaid meters by distribution companies.
10 Aug 2022
The total revenue collected by the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in 2021 stood at N761.17 billion, an increase of 44.50 percent over the N526.77 billion they collected in 2020.
27 Jul 2022
Mojec International Limited and Protogy Global Services Limited, yesterday, said the accusation of diversion of funds meant for the metering scheme are baseless.
17 Mar 2022
Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State, has said the smart multi-outlet electricity metering system it invented could address metering shortfalls in power distribution in the country and urged electricity distribution...
1 Dec 2021
Delay in the take-off of the second phase of the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP) may continue to push the burden of electricity meters on consumers.
26 Nov 2021
A price increase of about 30 per cent announced lately on electricity meters countrywide is not the best thing that can happen to the power sector which is already characterised by inefficiency
4 Jul 2021
Challenges dogging metering of electricity consumers in the country, yesterday, were highlighted, as stakeholders in the sector insisted on results from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) intervention...
31 Mar 2021
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc said on Friday that it had metered only some 24,000 customers under the National Mass Metering Programme (NNMP) of the Federal Government flagged off in October 2020.
28 Feb 2021
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
11 Dec 2020
The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo, has assured that the Federal Government would ensure that all issues surrounding the implementation of cost-reflective tariffs