New Electricity Tariff: KEDCO categorizes customers, to roll out implementation on July, 1

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Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) says it is set to roll out implementation of the revised electricity tariff from July 1, 2020.

The Management of the company said the new initiative will guarantee quality services, improved power supply and reliability across Kano franchise areas.

This was contained in a statement issued by Head, Corporate Communications, KEDCO, Ibrahim Sani Shawai on Saturday and sent to Solacebase.

It said the services- Reflective Tariff is based on guaranteed hours of power supply that will eventually deliver higher hours of quality service delivery will ensure that all our customers get maximum satisfaction from KEDCO.

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The statement noted that those currently enjoying higher hours of supply are expected to pay more, however, commensurate with the hours of supply.

According to the statement, with the new initiative, customers would be categorized into five bands based on clusters as stated below:

  1. Service band A: customers that are expected to enjoy 20 hours minimum and maximum of 24 hours supply.
  2. Service band B: customers that are expected to enjoy 16 hours minimum and maximum of 20 hours supply.
  3. Service band C: customers that are expected to enjoy 12 hours minimum and maximum of 16 hours supply.
  4. Service band D: customers that are expected to enjoy 8 hours minimum and maximum of 12 hours supply.
  5. Service band E: customers that are expected to enjoy 4 hours minimum and maximum of 8 hours supply.

The statement added that it should be noted that the actual tariff categorization is not yet approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) as these proposals are before NERC and as soon as approvals are given, we will relate same to our customers.