Indications that a huge metering gap still exists despite the recent launch of the mass metering programme of electricity consumers is worrisome for its inconvenience and exploitative impact on hapless consumers.
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has explained that the inability of meter manufacturing companies to produce the commodity in large quantities is responsible for the slow pace
Some of the Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) have explained why they may not be able to meet up with the June 30 Federal Government’s timeline for phase zero of the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has reiterated that prepaid meters are free of charge under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP) scheme.
As Nigeria continues to bill over five million electricity customers arbitrarily amid rising cost of electricity, some meter assemblers in the country have started exporting the facility to other African countries to survive alleged Federal Government’s flawed policies.
PwC Nigeria and Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Limited (MEMMCOL) have called for an effective and comprehensive metering programme to make the power sector more transparent.
The engagement of only two firms for the country’s national metering rollout has created a capacity challenge, The Guardian has been informed.
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).
9 Dec 2020
With the commencement of the distribution of six million free pre-paid electricity meters to Nigerians through the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP), there are concerns about the conflicting nature of the programme with the Meter Asset Provider scheme ....