The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it will procure and install 80,000 meters free of charge to more customers under its mass metering project.
The Head, Public Relations and Media of AEDC, Ahmed Shekarau, in a statement, said that the Managing Director of AEDC, Mr Ernest Mupwaya, announced this when the management of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) visited AEDC’s office. Mupwaya said that the meters were in addition to the 57,000 installed for customers through the Credited Advance Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI).
According to him, the company has recorded success especially in revenue generation and replacement of the archaic billing system with a modern and efficient one.
Other achievements include consolidation of the five disparate vending platforms into one uniform functional system, massive investments in network improvement, installation of 348 transformers as well as installed infrared cameras to detect hot spots on its lines.