Abuja Electricity Distribution Company has said it will flag off the installation of 222,728 meters valued at about N10 billion for its customers under the second phase of its mass metering programme.
AEDC had in the first phase installed about 150,000 meters for its customers across the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states.
According to a statement by Oyebode Fadipe, head, corporate communications of AEDC, the aggressive deployment of meters is part of its determination to achieve 100 percent metering in order to engender public confidence in its billing process.
AEDC said the second phase is being implemented through partnership with Meron Consortium, a group which comprises of manufacturers, financiers and installers of meters. Both firms signed the pact to deploy the meters in May.
It added that the metering programme would complement the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) Scheme initiated by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to accelerate the metering of all electricity consumers.