NERC To Sanction DISCOs Over Non Provision Of Meters For Customers

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NERC To Sanction DISCOs Over Non Provision Of Meters For Customers


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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it will sanction DISCOs which failed to meter electricity customers in their networks before Feb. 28, 2017.

NERC in a statement on its website and obtained by News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday said that sanctioning of the defaulting DISCOs would begin on March 1.

It stated that the envisaged sanction was sequel to the initial directives by NERC and the moratorium period given to DISCOs to meter consumers.

The company that this was in line with its mandate of protecting the rights of customers had in June 2016 after consultation with the operators, directed DISCOs to conclude metering of all customers before Nov. 30, 2016.

According to NERC, the commission at the expiration of that notice granted three months moratorium which…



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