AEDC Boss Says Firm Has Replaced, Installed 693 Transformers

The managing director/CEO of Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (AEDC), Engr. Ernest Mupwaya, has disclosed that since the current management took over the company in November, 2013, it has replaced and installed over 630 transformers at the cost of N903 million to enhance its service to customers.

In addition, the company has since the introduction of a metering system delivered about 870 megawatts (MW) of electricity to consumers. Mupwaya made this disclosure last weekend while hosting members of the national executive council of the Nigerian Institute of Power Engineers (NIPE).

Speaking on the successes recorded by the company, so far, Mupwaya further revealed that the installation of automated meter reading (AMR) equipment has enabled the company to monitor attempts to tamper with meters by some customers.

He equally announced that the company was in the process of collecting vital data on its customers to speed up stakeholders’ engagement and information sharing, particularly during outages.

 

Source: Energy Mix Report

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