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NERC unveils new 99 firms to provide meters to electricity consumers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced 99 metering service providers for the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).

In a notice on its website, the Commission explained that it issued fresh licenses to new providers while it renewed some expired ones.

Some of the companies that the Commission certified as meter vendors are Engineering Limited, Global Utilities Management  Company  Limited  and Hafmani Nigeria  Limited.

It named 58 firms as corporate installers.

Meanwhile, it renewed the license of Mojec Meter Company, Turbo Energy, MOMAS electricity meters and MBA Power Limited.

The commission however, spelt out the categories of installations the companies are licensed to undertake.

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For instance,  it noted that “Installer Class A1: Certification authorizes a holder to undertake the following installations: Installations at grid voltages exceeding 5 grid metering systems; low voltage single and three phase metering systems including high voltage maximum demand installation exceeding 750 metering systems.

“Installer Class A2: Certification authorizes a holder to undertake the following installations: Installations at grid voltages NOT exceeding 5 grid metering systems; low voltage single and three phase metering systems including high voltage maximum demand installation NOT exceeding 750 metering systems.

“Installer Class B1: Certification authorizes a holder to undertake the following installations: low voltage single and three phase metering systems including high voltage maximum demand installation exceeding 750 metering systems

“Installer Class B2: Certification authorizes a holder to undertake the following installations: low voltage single and three phase metering systems including high voltage maximum demand installation NOT exceeding 750 metering systems

I”nstaller Class C1: Certification authorizes a holder to undertake the following installations: low voltage single and three phase metering systems installation exceeding 500 metering systems

“Installer Class C2: Certification authorizes a holder to undertake the following installations: low voltage single and three phase metering systems installation NOT exceeding 500 metering systems.”

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