Tariff increase: Discos get 85% collection order

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has directed power distribution companies to collect an average of about 85.84 per cent of the newly increased electricity tariffs from affected customers between September and December. It disclosed this in its latest orders in the matter of the Extraordinary Review of Multi Year Tariff Order 2015, which were issued to the 11 Discos operating across the country. Power consumers, however, kicked against the tariff hike and the decision by NERC to grant approval to Discos to collect as high as over 80 per cent…

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