17, 2021 / 05:10 PM / by NERC Nigeria / Header Image
Credit: ESI Africa
Nigeria has issued an Order on the replacement of faulty and obsolete meters in
the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry, NESI.
the facts you need to know about the replacement of meter in the Nigeria
Electricity Supply Industry, NESI.
- Priority should be given to the metering of unmetered customers under the
National Mass Metering Program, NMMP.
may replace obsolete/faulty meters under the NMMP but this must be done with
strict compliance to the metering code and under regulatory instruments of the
must inspect customers' meters and issue notice of replacement which must
contain: date of inspection, name and designation and signature of inspection
officer, the fault identified in the meter and the date for the installation of
the new meter.
meters must be installed upon removal of the faulty meter and on no account
will the disco place the customer on estimated billing.
- The customer and DisCo representative shall
jointly note the units on the meter being replaced, and the customer must be
credited with these units within 48 hours of installing the new meter.
- Customers shall only be billed for loss of
revenue where the disco establishes issue of bypass, meter tampering or
- Activation tokens must be issued to customers immediately after the replacement
- Discos shall file monthly report with the
Commission on the replacement of meters along with their proposals for the
Download Here - NERC Order on Meter Replacement
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