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NERC reduce tarriffs for Band “A” customers

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By Victoria Onehi

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved a downward review of end-user tariffs for Band “A” customers from NGN225/kWh to NGN206.8/kWh.

This disclosure was made in a  Press Release by the management of NERC issued on Monday.

Customers under Band A are those that  enjoy 20–24 hours of electricity supply daily. 

The statement reads in part:

“The Commission has considered changes in the macroeconomic parameters over the preceding month of April 2024 and especially the appreciation of exchange rates – consequently the Commission has approved a downward review of end-user tariffs for Band “A” customers from NGN225/kWh to NGN206.8/kWh.

“The Commission reaffirms its commitment to providing a balanced and effective regulatory regime serving the needs of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.

“Pursuant to the tariff methodology adopted by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, a revised tariff order covering the month of May 2024 has been issued by the Commission to the eleven (11) electricity distribution companies.”

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