The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) and Ecobank Nigeria Limited have partnered to provide pre-payment meters for electricity consumers. Payment for the meter will be through bank draft or cash deposit into designated Ecobank branches.
In a statement, the EEDC said the Credit Advance Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI) scheme was designed to enable customers of obtain smart meters.
It said the scheme enables customers pay for the purchase and installation of meters within 45 days.
EEDC is currently offering two types of meters; they are: single phase smart meter with split unit, which goes for N39,375 and three-phase smart meter with split unit, which goes for N68,901. These costs cover installation of the meters. “The cost of acquiring the meter and meter box will be paid back to the customers in form of energy recharge, over a period of 36 months, at 12 per cent interest rate,” the statement said.
The EEDC remains passionate about improving electricity supply to its customers, metering them and addressing their complaints and other power needs.