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New Commissioners Resume Duty at NERC

Following the successful screening of Commissioners of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission and approval of the President and Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, six (6) Commissioners led by Engr. Sanusi Garba as the Vice Chairman on Tuesday February 7, 2017 resumed duty at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) headquarters office. .

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We Are Addressing Power Sector Challenges Beyond Tariff

The Commission’s attention has been drawn to an editorial in one of the dailies today and wish to state that the Commission as the sector regulator on power pursuant to the Electric Power Sector Reform EPSR Act 2005 is tasked with the responsibility of providing fair regulation to all stakeholders, including electricity consumers and operators as contained in Section 32&36 of the EPSR ACT 2005.

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NERC Cautions Against Reversal of Power Sector Privatisation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday advised the Senate Committee on Privatisation which members were on oversight visit to the Commission against the reversal of the Federal Government sales of the power sector utilities.

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NERC Indicts Ibadan DisCo over Electrocution of Jubril in Ilorin

The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) has found Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in violation of the installation guidelines, health and safety regulations which was responsible for Mr. Usman Jubril electrocution on October 3, 2016.

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NERC fines Afam Power, Eko Disco N66.6m

Following their failures to submit audited financial reports for 2013 and 2014, Afam Power Plant Plc and Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) have been fined N66, 600, 000 (Sixty Six Million, Six Hundred Thousand Naira Only) by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

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NERC laments injuries/ deaths at EEDC

... Opens 17th Forum Office

The Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr Anthony Akah, mni has decried the worrisome safety records of accidents in the Enugu Electricity Distribution Network (EEDC) . There has been a record of 14 deaths and 5 injuries in 2016 alone.

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NERC Commends Benue Govt for Settling Electricity Bills by MDAs

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended the Benue State Government for settling electricity bills issued by the Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) on the state’s ministries, departments and agencies.

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Audited Financial Report: NERC Fines Port Harcourt DISCO N37.5m

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) over the weekend imposed N37, 520, 000 fines on the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) over its failure to submit audited financial report since 2013 when the new management came onboard.

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Benin, Port Harcourt Discos Fined N6.2m Over Customer Complaints

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has fined Benin and Port Harcourt electricity distribution companies Six Million, Two Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira (N6, 220, 000. 00) over their failure to comply with the decisions of Forum Offices rulings in complaints filed by their respective customers.

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Benue State Approaches NERC over 10megawatts Embedded Power Plant

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Tuesday received the Governor of Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom, who was on a courtesy visit in company with an investor, Contec Global, who plans to construct a 10-megawatts power plant in the state.

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‘Be Part of the Solution’- NERC Advises Electricity Workers

Performance managers of operating companies in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) have been told to see themselves as crucial to solving the country’s electricity challenges.

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NERC Fines Ibadan Disco N21m

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has been fined (N21, 200, 000. 00) Twenty One Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira Only by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). This is following the utility company’s refusal to obey decisions of the NERC’s Forum Office or treat electricity customer complaints referred to it by the Commission.

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Press Briefing on Reversal of Existing Electricity Tariff Regime

Text of press briefing addressed by the Acting Chairman/CEO, Dr. Anthony Akah, mni, on the judgement of the Federal Court, Lagos, reversing the existing electricity tariff regime

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‘No Consideration for 100 Per Cent Tariff Increase’- NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) is not contemplating any tariff increase as none of the industry operators is pressing for 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff.

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NERC Wades in and Resolves KAEDCO/Communities Disputes

The intervention of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has resolved brewing crises in the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KAEDCO) coverage area. The intervention was sequel to protests by youths of two communities in the North and South of Kaduna.

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Directive to Meter MD Customers is without Prejudice to other Customers- NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that its directives to electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to meter their maximum demand customers not later than November 30, 2016 was without prejudice to provide meters to all classes of electricity customers in line with their performance agreement.

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