Jos DISCO invests N210m to tackle metering challenges

Power transmission line10 July 2014, Abuja – Aura Energy Limited, owners of Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) said it has invested N210million to to address the challenges of inefficiencies in its billing process. This is arising from the need for more information technology (IT) infrastructure such as meter and billing platform.

Its Executive Director (Operations Support),  Mr. Umar Bello, said transformer energy analyzers would be procured in order to determine and curb energy losses, while also improving efficiency in distribution of electricity.

Head of Public Communications, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Chigbo Anichebe in a statement yesterday said the investment was part of the details of the company’s audit to ascertain the number of consumers within it’s coverage area.

He said the BPE visited the company in continuation of its post-privatisation monitoring activities of the newly privatised PHCN successor companies.



– The Nation

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