Our History

Outlined below are the key events and actions that have defined the development of NERC and the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) in general.

Year Milestone
2005 In March, the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act was passed into law and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission was created.
In October, the Pioneer Commission was inaugurated.
2006 In November, the Commission issued the Customer Complaints Handling: Standards & Procedures Regulation
2007 In April, a Public Notice for Consultation on the proposed Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO) Methodology was issued to the public.
In December, the Commission issued the Regulation on Customer Service Standards of Performance for Electricity Distribution Companies
2008 On July 1, the Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO 1) issued by the Commission came into effect.
In August, the Commission issued the Grid Code, Distribution Code and Metering Code.
2009 In February, an Administrator was appointed to oversee the affairs of the Commission.
2010 In December, the 2nd Commission was inaugurated.
2012 In march, a Public Notice for consultation on proposed changes to the MYTO Methodology & MYTO 1 was issued to the general public
On June 1, MYTO 2 came into effect.
2014 In July, the Commission issued the Health & Safety Code
2015 On January 1, MYTO 2.1 came into effect.
In April, MYTO 2.1 Amended came into effect
In December, the Commission approved Feed-In-Tariffs for Renewable Energy Generation
Also in December, the tenure of 2nd Commission came to an end and an acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) began overseeing the affairs of the Commission.
2016 In February, MYTO 2015 came into effect
2017           February, the 3rd set of Commissioners were inaugurated
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