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NERC evaluates compliance on the metering of MD customers

Following expiration of March 15, 2017 deadline by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, seven electricity distribution companies were able to conclude the metering of their maximum demand customers. 
Four others companies- Eko Electricity Distribution Company; Enugu Electricity Distribution Company; Abuja Electricity Distribution Company and Yola Electricity Distribution Company were able to achieve 99.66 per cent; 81 per cent; 92 per cent and 86 per cent metering levels of their maximum demand customers respectively. 
The Commission had in June 2016 directed electricity distribution companies to provide meter to maximum demand customers in their networks not later November 30, 2016. The November deadline was extended till March 15, 2017 following appeal by the Discos for an extension. 
Reports on the level of compliance by the electricity distribution companies which is been evaluated is to be followed by regulatory actions by the Commission. Levels of compliance by the Discos are as indicated below.