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Discos: Why electricity metering is low

The pace of metering of electricity consumers is slow because of low liquidity in the sector, it was learnt on Thursday from the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), General Manager, Corporate Communication, Mr. Oyebode Fadipe.

NERC fines Abuja Disco N300 million for minor’s electrocution

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has slammed N300 million fine on Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) over the company’s alleged failure to secure its electricity distribution assets from third-party intrusion, which eventually led to the death of a four-year-old child in Niger State.

Total blackout in Abuja, others as power grid collapses

There was a total blackout in Abuja and neighbouring states for several hours on Thursday following the collapse of the country’s power grid, which led to a near zero allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company.
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AEDC down to 20mw electricity, apologises for near-total blackout

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has apologised to their customers within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and beyond, for the near-total blackout being experienced.
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AEDC: Some FCT communities to experience load shedding

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says some electricity supply feeders from Kukwaba transmission station supplying power to some communities will experience load shedding, pending replacement of the faulty breaker in the station.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Apo substation fire: TCN restores normal bulk power transmission

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says it has restored normal bulk transmission of electricity to its Apo transmission substation after a fire outbreak on one of its 45MVA 132/33kV power transformers on Sunday.

Abuja DisCo chief deny extortion of customers for meter installation

Mr Ernest Mupwaya, Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has refuted claims by Abuja residents that the officials of the company are extorting money from them to install prepaid meters.

AEDC: We’re ready to implement prepaid meter policy in Abuja, others

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it has received the approval of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to begin installation of meters, under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) policy.

NERC to begin mass metering on May 1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission will begin mass metering for electricity consumers by May 1, to bridge the metering gaps in the country.

NERC permits firms to rollout 1.4 million meters

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued permits to Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) to roll out 1,400,000 meters.

Minister: Execution of multiple power projects approved

The Federal Government has approved the execution of several power projects aimed at achieving more improvement in electricity distribution in the country.

Abuja DisCo: Man electrocuted in Nasarawa not our official

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has denied the death of one its officials as a result of electrocution in Nasarawa state.

TCN accuses Abuja DisCo of rejecting electricity

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has accused Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of putting its customers in darkness by rejecting about 40 per cent of electricity wheeled to the company.

FCT residents protest high electricity charges

Residents of Lugbe, a satellite district of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Saturday protested against exorbitant electricity charges by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC).

FCT community laments poor electricity supply, faulty meters

Residents of Aleita community on Airport road, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, have lamented poor electricity supply in their community due to break down of transformer and absence of meter.

Kogi government averts mass protest over poor electricity supply

The Kogi State Government on Saturday averted a mass protest planned by aggrieved electricity consumers in Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area, over poor power supply and abnormal billing.

Senate investigates Kogi government’s ‘illegal’ $500 million loan

The Senate has mandated its committee on Local and Foreign Debts to investigate alleged plan by the Kogi Government to obtain a 500-million-dollar foreign loan without National Assembly approval.

Federal government to add 1,150mw to national grid in two years

Nigeria’s total power generation stock is expected to rise by 1,150 megawatts (MW) between 2019 and 2020, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed.

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Discos: Why electricity metering is low

The pace of metering of electricity consumers is slow because of low liquidity in the sector, it was learnt on Thursday from the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), General Manager, Corporate Communication, Mr. Oyebode Fadipe.
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