Electricity customers will only pay for meters through tariff costs –NERC

Electricity customers will henceforth cease to make one-off payment for meters but rather will pay for them via periodic tariff costs, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said.

A reward system that will compensate those who have acquired meters from their own purse is also in the pipeline.

Nathan Rogers Shatti, the NERC Commissioner, told stakeholders and industry think tank at a virtual session on Wednesday of the imperative of adopting a tariff and billing that will be determined by quality assurance and delivery.

“There would be a new mechanism for people who used their money to buy their own meters. There have been delays in the implementation; all those who paid for their own meters will be compensated,” Shatti said…

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