NERC rates EKEDC overall best Disco for 2017

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has rated the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) as the best electricity distribution company for 2017 in all performance indices, Vanguard reports.

Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications Unit, EKEDC announced the development in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. Idemudia said the rating was according to the performance scorecard released by the regulatory body.

According to him, EKEDC was declared best DISCO at the 24th monthly meeting between the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, and operators of the power sector held on Feb.12. Idemudia said that Benin Disco came second while Abuja Disco took third position.

He said, “The NERC scorecard used for the rating includes the aggregate technical, commercial and collection (ATC&C) loss reduction, revenue collection and metering. Others are high voltage fault clearance index, remittance to Market Operator and remittance to Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET).’’