Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

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Smart Metering for Low-End Utility Customers

A perspective on justification, technology, funding, and connectivity Though a utility’s low-end customer base may not contribute substantially to its revenue, the Batho Pele (People First) paradigm still requires that they receive the same level of service as their higher-end counterparts. That is, utilities are still obligated to provide adequate quality of supply and collect

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Power Sector and the Blame Game

The power sector is no exception from the ups and downs recorded in 2017. The year started with a generally low mood in terms of the quantum of power generation available for distribution from none to a peak of 5,222MW. Earlier in the year, the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET) decried the low level

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Revive N27 Billion Metering Contract Abandoned in 2015

SweetcrudeReports investigations revealed that over N27 billion was approved for Ziklagsis Network Limited, Mojec International Limited, and others by Jonathan’s administration in 2015 for the supply of 753,002 meters. The project which was started and abandoned by the Obasanjo’s administration was later revived by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. According to a document at our disposal,

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IKEDC Employee Allegedly Absconds with Company’s N735,000

A 35 -year-old employee of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC), Kehinde Olowu, who allegedly stole the company’s N735, 000, was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Olowu, who resides at Ikola area of Ipaja, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of stealing. The accused committed the offense sometime in January 2017

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