NERC Introduces Payment Plan for Electricity Meters

Posted: July 20, 2019 at 12:07 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, Regulation

Relief has come the way of some electricity customers in Nigeria as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved a payment plan for electricity customers who so desire to get prepaid meters and pay later. The cheering news was disclosed by Mr Nathan Shatti, NERC’s commissioner for finance and management services at a press […]

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TCN Restores Normal Bulk Power Transmission after Apo Transformer Fire

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 7:55 am   /   Abuja, Government, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has restored normal power transmission through its Apo Transmission substation after a fire outbreak which occurred yesterday involving one of its 45MVA, 132/33kV power transformers feeding AEDC’s 33kV feeders. The fire was put out by the combined efforts of the Federal, FCT and NNPC fire service units. In the […]

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Borno residents protest 24-hour power supply, desire 12hrs supply

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power

Nigeria is indeed a funny country. While some companies like TCN, Federal Government are working hard to provide 24-hour power supply for the people, some are protesting against it. Can you believe that residents of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, have complained of the 24-hour electricity supply provided by Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC). Speaking to […]

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Abuja DisCo says customers get 18hrs power supply daily

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 2:01 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has said electricity consumers in Abuja and other ares under its franchise enjoy an average of 18 hours power supply daily. The management made the disclosure when the Senate Committee on Privatization paid them an over-sighting visit. The DisCo said it has also invested N19 billion as […]

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Nigeria needs 180,000MW to enjoy stable power supply-DisCo Association

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 5:25 pm   /   Discos, Ibadan, Ikeja

The Executive Director, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, Mr Sunday Oduntan, has said that Nigeria has a long way to go to start enjoying stable power supply. For him Nigeria must generate at least 180,000 megawatts of electricity to have adequate and stable power supply. He said this on Wednesday in Abeokuta at the stakeholders’ […]

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Ibadan DisCo Trains Staff to Shore up Service Delivery

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:48 pm   /   Discos, Ibadan

Customers of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, would see a more quality services from staff of the DisCo as over 170 commercial line workers, team leads and managers have completed a 3-day intensive training for them to reach out more to the customers. The courses were wide ranging which included effective complaints resolution, customer communications […]

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Military Boss Visits Abuja DisCo Office in Keffi, Nasarawa State, Seeks Mutual Cooperation

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:23 pm   /   Abuja

The Commandment of 177 Guards Battalion, Shitu Alao Barracks Keffi, Nasarawa State, Lt. Colonel Musa Uba, paid a courtesy visit recently to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc, at the Keffi Regional Office. Lt Uba with his team, later engaged in a robust discussion with management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company AEDC, in Keffi on […]

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House of Reps to Criminalize Estimated Billings by DisCos

Posted: April 7, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power

These are really tough days for electricity distribution companies, DisCos, as they are being hit from several quarters. The generation companies are complaining about the DisCos, so also the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, the industry regulator, NERC, consumers and now the legislators are coming out with a bill to criminalize estimated billing which […]

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60 MVA Kano Transformer Did Not Breakdown – TCN

Posted: April 6, 2018 at 3:50 pm   /   Kano, TCN

This has been time for talk back in the power sector. The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, is the latest as it has denied that the newly installed 60 MVA transformer in Dan Agundi Substation in Kano broke down two days after installation as reported by some on-line platforms and credited to Mr […]

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NERC Fines Ibadan DisCo N50 million for Mis-application of CBN Loan Facility

Posted: March 26, 2018 at 4:11 pm   /   Discos, Ibadan, NERC

… ordered to recover N5.75bn inappropriate transactions with interest Following the outcome of an open book review conducted on the financial records of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company plc (IBEDC), the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission found the company wanting on two grounds of inappropriate financial transactions and was subsequently fined a sum of N50m. The fine […]

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