NERC to Sanction 7 DisCos For Overbilling customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has issued notices of intention to commence enforcement action against seven electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos over their failure to comply with the Order 197/2020 on capping of unmetered Residential 2, R2 and Commercial 1, C1 electricity customers.
In a tweet statement issued on Tuesday, the Commission said the affected DisCos are Benin, Enugu, Eko, Ikeja,Kano, Kaduna and Port Harcourt.
The Discos have 14 days beginning from June 4, 2020, to explain why the Commission should not sanction them over their alleged non-compliance.
NERC had issued the Order in February to dissuade the DisCos from overbilling consumers by pegging monthly bills in particular locations in line with their estimated power supply.

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