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Notice of Intention to Commence Regulatory Action Over Failure to Meter Maximum Demand Electricity Customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) in line with its mandate to ensure that the rights of electricity customers are protected and guarantee investors fair returns on their investments had in June 2016, after consultation with the operators, directed electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to conclude metering of all maximum demand (MD) electricity customers in their networks not later than November 30, 2016. The Commission at the expiration of that Notice granted three months moratorium which expires February 28, 2017 to enable the Discos effectively execute the metering deployment plan for MD customers.

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Invitation for Comments and Public Consultation on Regulation for Mini Grids

In exercise of its powers to make regulations conferred by Sections 96(1), 96(2(i)) and 70(8) of the Electric Power Sector Reform(EPSR) Act 2005 (Act No.6 of 2005) and all other powers enabling it, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission  (NERC) has produced a draft Regulation for Mini-Grids.

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Senate Expresses Worry Over Liquidity Crunch in Power Sector

The Senate Committee on Power led by its Chairman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Thursday expressed worry over liquidity crunch in the power sector just as they cast doubt on the financial and technical ability of the private investors in the power sector.

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Public Notice On Notifying The Commission Prior To The Construction Of Railways, Roads And Telecommunication Works, And Control Of Other Works Which Can Affect Or Interfere With Electricity Infrastructure

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) was established by the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act 2005 to regulate the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) to amongst other things ensure the safety, security, reliability and quality of service in the production and delivery of electricity to consumers.

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Draft Regulation for Mini-Grids

In exercise of its powers to make regulations conferred by Sections 96(1) and 70(8) of the Electric Power Sector Reform(EPSR) Act 2005 (Act No.6 of 2005) and all other powers enabling it, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)has produced a draft Regulation for Mini-Grids.

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Notice of the Lifting of Suspension on NERC Regulation for the Procurement of Generation Capacity, 2014.

In exercise of the powers conferred upon it by Section 68(3) of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 and all other powers enabling it in that behalf, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) developed the NERC Regulation for the Procurement of Generation Capacity, 2014, which came into effect on February 11, 2014. The Regulation provides for the processes to be used by a Buyer in procuring additional electric generation capacity.

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Public Notice On Mass Disconnection From Electricity Supply Of Communities By Distribution Companies

The attention of the Commission has been drawn to incidents of mass disconnection of electricity supply to Communities, Villages, Local Government Areas and Estates by Distribution Companies premised on purported nonpayment of electricity bills.

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Directive on the Billing of Estimated/Unmetered Customers for February and March, 2016

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has observed with concern the resurgence in vandalism of gas pipelines and other electricity facilities with its attendant reduction in available power in the national grid. We, therefore, appeal to members of the public to cooperate with electricity industry operators and security agencies to stem this tide.

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Alarming Cases of Electrical accidents

The commission has observed with dismay the increasing electrical accidents in recent times in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. In line with its mandate of ensuring that electricity is safe, reasonably priced, reliable and adequate, members of the public are advised to desist from using substandard electrical appliances and equipment.

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Notice Of Commencement Of MYTO 2015

Public Notice of Commencement of Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO) for the period 1st January 2015 to December 2024 to all the distribution companies, generation companies, the Transmission Company of Nigeria and all stakeholders

 

In exercise of the powers conferred upon it by Section 76(6) of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 and all other powers enabling it in that behalf, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission hereby gives notice of commencement of Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO) for the period January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2024, to the Distribution Companies, the Generation Companies, the Transmission Company of Nigeria and all Stakeholders.

 

Signed:

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099 First Avenue

Central business District, Abuja, FCT

 

Click on the links below to download:

1. MYTO 2015 Transmission Company Of Nigeria Tariff Order.

2. MYTO 2015 Abuja DisCo Tariff Order.

3. MYTO 2015 Benin DisCo Tariff Order.

4. MYTO 2015 Eko DisCo Tariff Order.

5. MYTO 2015 Enugu DisCo Tariff Order.

6. MYTO 2015 Ibadan DisCo Tariff Order.

7. MYTO 2015 Ikeja DisCo Tariff Order.

8. MYTO 2015 Jos DisCo Tariff Order.

9. MYTO 2015 Kaduna DisCo Tariff.

10. MYTO 2015 Kano DisCo Tariff Order.

11. MYTO 2015 PH DisCo Tariff Order.

12. MYTO 2015 Yola DisCO Tariff Order.

 

 

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Abdulkadir Shettima
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Mrs. Olufunke Dinneh
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Phone:08106807138

Public Notice on Electricity Customer Rights and Obligations

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is empowered by the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act, 2005 to ensure an efficiently managed electricity supply industry that meets the yearnings of Nigerians for stable, adequate and safe electricity supply. The Act mandates the Commission to ensure that electricity investors recover costs on prudent investment and provide quality service to customers.

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Notice on the Tariff Review

The Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 grants the Commission the power to establish the tariff which all classes of customers should pay for electricity services. Section 76 permits the Commission to establish one or more methodologies to regulate tariffs for generation and trading, distribution, transmission and systems operation services. It further provides in Subsection 2(a)(b)(c) that such methodology will allow “a licensee that operates efficiently to recover the full costs of the business activities, including a reasonable return on the capital invested in the business, (b) provide incentives for the continued improvement of the technical and economic efficiency with which the services are provided; (c) give consumers economically efficient signals regarding the costs that their consumption imposes on the licensee’s business...”

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Notice Of Intention To Cancel And Withdraw Generation Licences Issued By The Commission

PURSUANT TO THE ELECTRIC POWER SECTOR REFORM ACT 2005

The Commission recently commenced an audit of Licences issued since the inception of the Commission in 2005. In order to conduct the audit, the Licensees were classified as either ‘Licensees in Operation,’ ‘Licensees that have Ceased Operations,’ and ‘Licensees not in Operation.’ The Commission then reviewed the Quarterly Reports submitted between the First and Last Quarter of 2014 by the Licensees Not yet in Operations, while focusing on their updates regarding the following milestones leading to the commissioning of their power plants:

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Invitation for comments on draft regulation on capping estimation of energy consumption

Pursuant to its mandates under Section 76, EPSR Act 2005, the Commission carried a review of metering situation in the Nigerian Electricity Industry, held discussions with consumers, operators and stakeholders in all regions of the country in 2012. Till date the metering situation has remained abysmally unsatisfactory.  Over 50% of all the registered customers are either unmetered or have nonfunctional meters and in some distribution companies over 70% are unmetered.

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Guideline on Public Consultation By Electricity Distribution Companies

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) as part of its commitment to democratize regulation by entrenching accountability in the management of electrical services has issued guidelines for consultation by distribution companies that want to review the cost of generation, transmission and supply of electricity, the prices of electricity services and classification of customers.

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Public Hearing On Proposal to Cap Estimated Billings and to Create an Independent System Operator

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in furtherance of its mandate to ensure an efficient and fair electricity market that ensures an adequate, reliable and affordable supply of electricity to Nigerian homes and businesses invites operators, consumers, and the general public to a public consultation to consider for approval by the Commission, two proposals, namely,
(1) A proposal to cap the amount that a distribution company can charge an unmetered consumer until he or she is metered;
(2) A proposal to create an Independent System Operator (ISO) from the Transmission Company of Nigeria.

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