The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has instructing DisCos to increase tariffs, effective January 1, 2021.
All DisCos suffered a reduced collection from Q2 2020 due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.
EKEDC has announced that it has started the distribution of smart meters to customers.
Abuja and Ikeja had highest in collection efficiency, out of the 11 electricity distribution companies in Nigeria.
Engineer Sale Mamman has disclosed that Nigeria's installed grid power generation capacity has grown from 8,000mw to 13,000mw.
The FG and the Nigerian Labour Unions have agreed to suspend the electricity tariff increase for a period of two weeks.
NERC said President Buhari remains committed to protecting Nigerians arbitrary/estimated billings.
Electricity Tariff hike is set to go live on September 1, 2020.
The new regulations would be in line with its commitment to support Nigeria’s electricity reforms.
This, it was said will help DisCos meet the 2024 deadline which they had committed to.