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DisCos Paid N9.6 Billion out of 42 Billion July Energy Bill – NBET

DisCos Paid N9.6 Billion out of 42 Billion July Energy Bill – NBET

The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) said the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) only paid N9.6 billion for an energy invoice of N41.96 billion supplied to them in July 2017, leaving a deficit of N32.3 billion, Daily Trust reports. In its market payment update published yesterday, NBET said 3,907 megawatts hour (mwh) of electricity was generated in


Eko DisCo Explains Cause of Outage in Orile

Eko Electricity Distribution Company has given reasons for the power outage being experienced by its customers at Kernnel street, Imam Dauda, Johnson street, Bode Thomas and environs. Baco feeder in Orile and Surulere area of the Company. A statement from the company’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, said the outage was caused by


Abuja DisCo Meters 88,000 Consumers, Targets 120,000 by December

The Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Ernest Mupwaya, speaking at the opening of a two day workshop on energy theft for judges within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said his company has installed 88,000 meters and would install 120,000 units by December 2017, Daily Trust reports. He said, “The issue slowing down metering is

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State Government Owes DisCos N40 Billion – Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday charged electricity distribution companies to engage state governments in order to collect the outstanding electricity debt amounting to about N40 billion owed by the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the various state and local governments. It stated that on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the Federal Executive Council approved the verified

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Fashola Allays DisCos Fears Over Proliferation of Solar Energy

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, while speaking at the 20th Monthly Power Sector Stakeholders’ Meeting hosted by Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in Owerri, has allayed the fears of the electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) over government’s investment drive in solar powered mini grids, Daily Trust reports. The minister said that the Discos


DisCos Have Reduced Metering Gap to 2.2m – ANED

The eleven electricity distribution companies on the platform of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), yesterday at a workshop disclosed that they have reduced customers’ metering gap to 2.2 million from the five million they inherited since the power sector was privatised in 2013, The Sun reports. ANED’s Director of Advocacy and Research, Sunday Olurotimi Oduntan


How FG Can Help DisCos Instead of Revoking Transaction

Experts and other deep players in the power distribution industry have suggested how the Federal Government may help the DisCos instead of thinking of re-acquisition, an option the government had openly discarded. The minister of power had told the Lagos Chamber of Commerce that the present administration had decided against revoking the sale of power

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