Acts of Vandalism, Abuja Disco Cries Out

Posted: February 24, 2016 at 7:52 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has raised the alarm over the rising cases of vandalism of various electricity equipment in its Distribution Network, especially in Wuse and other parts of the Abuja City Centre. A statement issued by the Company and signed by Ahmed Shekarau, Head, Public Relations & Media, revealed that no fewer than […]

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Abuja Disco Deploys New 350 Transformers, 203 Vehicles, Justifies Money from NSA

Posted: December 19, 2015 at 4:32 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) reports that it has installed 350 distribution transformers as well as deployed 103 vehicles to ensure effective service delivery to the customers in their franchise areas. The Company’s Head, Media and Public Relations, Ahmed Shekarau stated this in Abuja recently. He also said that 100 motorcycles had been acquired […]

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NERC Orders Customers not to pay Bills if Metres are not Supplied 45 days after Payment

Posted: November 11, 2015 at 7:56 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

Orders Abuja Disco to pay N18M to family of electrocuted victim The electricity distribution companies in Nigeria hoping to continue to benefit from the vexatious estimated bills they issue to customers on monthly basis have had their carpet removed under them with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) www.nercng.org officially exempting those that have made […]

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Abuja DISCO to Roll out 500,000 Free Electricity Metres in FCT, 3 States

Posted: August 28, 2015 at 10:22 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, NERC, Regulation

Finally respite is on the way for electricity customers in Abuja and other states under the Abuja DISCO franchise as the management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has declared that it would soon distribute 500,000 pre-paid meters to electricity consumers in three states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Dr. Balami Halidu Arhyel, […]

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Steady Improvements in the National Grid – TCN

Posted: July 10, 2015 at 11:45 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, TCN

…refutes Abuja Discos’ claim of series of system collapses Things are looking good for the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, as it has come out to state that with improvements in the supply of gas to the power stations, generation of electricity into the National Grid has been improving steadily to over 4000MW levels. In […]

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More Problems for Abuja Disco

Posted: June 26, 2015 at 7:58 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

There seems to be more problems on the way for the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC. The previous week, it was the regulator’s sanctions on the company for flagrant abuse of the law through continuous billing customers on estimation, and this week the consumers group threatened to sue the company if it goes ahead with […]

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NERC Orders ABUJA DISCO to Refund Over-billed Customers

Posted: June 16, 2015 at 3:28 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

We are indeed experiencing change. History has been made by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission as it sanctioned and ordered Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to make refunds to her over-billed customers. The order is the result of an earlier Notice of Enforcement and subsequent investigation of instances of over-billing perpetrated by the electricity distribution […]

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Abuja DISCO Replaces 250 Sub-stations, Set to Roll-out 100,000 Meters Yearly

Posted: April 27, 2015 at 4:14 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

The Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Mr. Neil Croucher has assured customers in areas covered by Abuja Electricity Distribution Company of better services. He made the assurance in an interview with Energy Business Digest over the weekend. Our team had tried severally to get an interview with Mr. Neil Croucher, MD/CEO of Abuja […]

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NERC Bares Fangs, ABUJA DISCO to Explain High Billing of Customers

Posted: April 19, 2015 at 10:27 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

It is a new dawn in the electricity industry as the regulator has summed up courage to discipline a distribution company for violating the terms of its license. It was a pleasant surprise for not a few customers when the news broke that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, had issued the Abuja Electricity Distribution […]

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Profile of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 12:49 pm   /   Abuja

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) coordinates electricity distribution in the Federal Capital Territory and three middle-belt states of Kogi, Nasarrawa and Niger States. The new investors in the company are KANN Utility Limited (KANN). The company has 28 Business Units spread across the three states and the Federal Capital and a growing customer population of […]

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