GETTING ELECTRICITY

Improving Access To Power Supply

Following the passage of the NERC Order 172, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), in collaboration with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) and Kano Electricity Distribution company (KEDCO) has introduced reforms to simplify the processes for getting electricity, with the aim to improve time and cost efficiency.

Reforms implemented in simplifying the process of getting electricity

Introduction of E-system for application and approval for new connections to the power grid


Impact

  • Electricity users can now log on to an online application portal to apply for connection to an electricity distribution grid by the local Disco (E.g. IKEDC, IKEDC, KEDCO, etc.)

Introduction of E-system for application and approval for new connections to the power grid

The number of steps involved in the application process for new connections to the distribution grid now reduced from 8 to 5.

Impact

  • Reduction in number of procedures for new connections to the distribution grid

Reduction of time for new connections to the distribution grid to 30 days.


Impact

  • Now, new connections to the electricity distribution grids can be expected within 30 days, down from 191 days.

Introduction of E-system for application and approval for new connections to the power grid

REFORM OUTCOMES

New connections to electricity distribution grids can be done in 5 easy steps only

Connection to distribution grid can now be done in 30 days

Sudden power outages, without prior notification, can be sanctioned

Implementation of abridged Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for mini grid projects by Federal Ministry of Environment (FME)

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Website - www.nercng.org

Office address - Plot 1387, Cadastral Zone A00, Central Business District Abuja, F.C.T, Nigeria

Phone - +23494621400 / +23494621410

Email info@nerc.gov.ng

Yola Electricity Distribution Company Plc (YEDC)

Website - www.yedc.com.ng

Office address No 2 Atiku Abubakar Road, Jimeta-Yola, Adamawa State.

Franchise Areas -Adamawa, Borno, Taraba & Yobe

Phone - 0903-885-3308, 0903-885-3247

Email customercare@phed.com.ng



Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)

Website - www.ikejaelectric.com"

Office address - Secretariat Rd, Alausa-Ikeja, Lagos State.

Franchise Areas - Parts of Lagos States (Abule Egba, Akowonjo, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Oshodi, Shomolu)

Phone -0700-022-5543, 01-7000-250, 01-448-3900

Emailcustomercare@ikejaelectric.com

Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC)

Website - www.bedcpower.com

Office address - No 5, Akpakpava Street, Benin City, Edo State.

Franchise Areas - Edo, Ekiti, Delta, Ondo

Phone - 08039012323

Emailcustomercomplaints@bedcpower.com



Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (AEDC)

Website - www.abujaelectricity.com

Office address - No. 1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja.

Franchise Areas - FCT, Kogi, Nasarawa & most parts of Niger States

Phone - 0815-018-1818, 0815-019-1919

Emailinfo@abujaelectricity.com

Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDC)

Website - www.ekedp.com

Office address - 24/25 Marina Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State.

Franchise Areas - Southern Lagos State (Ojo,Festac, Ijora, Mushin (also covers Orile areas), Apapa, Lekki (also covers Ibeju areas), Lagos Island (also covers Ajele areas) & part of Ogun State (Agbara)

Phone -07080655555

Emailcustomercare@ekedp.com



Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC)

Website - www.enugudisco.com

Office address - 1 Okpara Avenue, Enugu, Enugu State.

Franchise Areas - Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo

Phone - 0812-102-0423

Emailcustomerservice@enugudisco.com

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Plc (IBEDC)

Website - www.ibedc-ng.com

Office address - Capital Building, 115 Ring Road, Ibadan, Oyo State.

Franchise Areas - Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara and parts of Niger, Ekiti and Kogi states.

Phone - 0903-900-0065, 0905-369-8850, 0905-369-8851

Emailcustomercare@ibedc.com



Jos Electricity Distribution Plc (JEDC)

Website - www.jedplc.com

Office address - 9 Ahmadu Bello Way, Jos, Plateau State.

Franchise Areas - Bauchi, Benue, Gombe Plateau

Phone - 0706-940-3531

Email info@jedplc.com

Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc (KNEDC)

Website - www.kaedco.com/

Office address - No 1-2 Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna, Kaduna State.

Franchise Areas - Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara

Phone - 0817-403-5711

Email info@kaedco.com



Kano Electricity Distribution Plc (KEDC)

Website - www.kedco.ng

Office address - 1 Niger Street, P.M.B 3089, Kano State

Franchise Areas - Kano, Katsina, Jigawa

Phone - 0700-5555-1111

Email customercare@kedco.ng

Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Plc (PHEDC)

Website - www.phed.com.ng

Office address No 42, Obi Wali Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Franchise Areas - Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Rivers

Phone - 0813-983-4000, 0813-983-4001, 0813-983-4002, 0908-783-8800, 0908-783-8801, 0908-783-8802

Email customercare@phed.com.ng



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