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NERC: Electricity consumers’ complaints decline in Q3 2017

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says electricity distribution companies (DisCos) received 109,048 complaints from consumers in the third quarter of 2017.

Minister Fashola confirms GenCos implementation of eligible customer policy

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday disclosed that the eligible customer policy has started yielding fruits as Mainstream Energy Limited, an electricity distribution company (GenCo) has signed on five industrial customers.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Electricity: Customer eligibility policy yielding results – minister

The Customer Eligibility Policy of the Federal Government has started yielding result, with five industrial customers presently buying electricity directly from Generation Companies.

Abuja DisCo begins installation of 222,728, meters in FCT, Kogi, Nasararwa, Niger

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), on Wednesday began installation of 222,728 meters in its coverage areas of FCT, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger and Kogi.

NBS: DisCos distribute 93,219 prepaid meters in three months

Nigerian electricity distribution companies (DisCos) distributed 93,219 prepaid meters between January and March, according to data from the power sector report of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

NERC approves 15 additional firms for meter finance, installation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved 15 additional firms to participate in the distribution and installation of prepaid meters.

Federal government provides N37 billion grant for meter supply to DisCos

The Federal Government said it has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37billion to a private sector operator to supply meters to interested Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Morocco, Nigeria agree to press on with pipeline plan

Morocco and Nigeria have agreed a cooperation plan to press on with a proposed pipeline transporting gas to the North African kingdom along the Atlantic coast.

NERC approves eight additional firms for prepaid meter distribution

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it has approved eight additional firms to participate in the distribution and installation of prepaid meters.

NERC: 22 companies get approval for prepaid meter distribution, installation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says it has given approval to 22 companies to take over the distribution and installation of prepaid meters.

Boko Haram: 80% damaged electricity installations in North-East restored – minister

The Federal Government on Monday said that it had restored 80 per cent of the electricity transmission and distribution installations damaged by insurgents in the North-East.

Morocco formally joins Pan-African Parliament in South Africa

Morocco has formally announced its accession to the South Africa-based Pan-African Parliament (PAP), the official MAP news agency reported.

NERC: Electricity customers to get new meters within 10 working days

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says meter asset providers (MAP) will install meters at customers’ premises within 10 working days of payment.

EMMAN: Meter assets regulation policy will create employment opportunities

The Electricity Meters Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) on Monday said that the new Meter Assets Regulation (MAP) policy in the power sector would create massive employment opportunities for Nigerians.

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