Procedures in Getting a Prepaid Electricity Meter in Nigeria



Electricity consumers in Nigerian have complained bitterly about estimated electricity billing, describing it as unfair and illegal. This post will provide details on how to get a prepaid meter from PHCN or any other electricity distribution company in your state.


Disco in Nigeria and Contact Address

Below is the list of DISCO’s in Nigeria;

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) : is located at Wuse Zone 4, Abuja. AEDC distributes power to the following states; FCT, Niger, Kogi, and Nassarawa





Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO): The head office is at Nagwamatse Building, Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna. KEDCO supplies electricity to Kaduna,Sokoto,Kebbi and Zamfara.


Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC): The Head office is located at No 5 Akpakpava Street, Benin-City. The distribution Zone for BEDC are Edo, Delta, Ondo, and part of Ekiti.



Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC): The Head office is located at 24/25 Marina, Lagos. The major distribution zone for EEDC is Lagos Island Festac, Ijora, Ajah and Agbara/ Badagry.


Ikeja Electricity Distribution company Plc (IKEDC): The Head office is located at Secretariat Road, Alausa,Ikeja. IKEDC supplies power to ikeja, Shomolu, Alimosho, Ojodu, Ikorodu, Oshodi and Abule-Egba.


Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC): EEDC Contact Address is No 12 Station Road, Okpara Avenue, Enugu. EEDC distributes power to the following states Enugu, Abia, Imo, Anambra and Ebonyi.


Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC): The Head office is located at Capital Building, 115 Ring Road, Ibadan. IEDC zones are Oyo, Ogun,Osun, Kwara and part of Ekiti.


Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JED): The Head office is No 9 Ahmadu Bello Way, Jos. JED PLC distributes power to Plateau, Bauchi, Benue and Gombe.


Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) : The Head office is located at No 1 Niger Street, P.M.B. 3089.  Kano. KEDCO power distribution zones are Kano, Jigawa and Katsina.


Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) : The Head office is at No 2 Atiku Abubakar Road, Jimeta Yola. YEDC zones are Yola,Adamawa,Borno, Taraba and Yobe.


Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company(PHED) : The Head office is at No 42 Obiwali Road, Rumuigbo,Port Harcourt. The distribution zones for PHED are Rivers, Cross-River, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom


How to Get Prepaid Meter in Nigeria

  • Visit the customer care unit of the electricity distribution company
  • The DISCO would identify and notify the customers to be metered.
  • Meter forms would be given to the identified customers by DISCO
  • Installation of the new prepaid Meter takes place in the customers premises.
  • After Installation, the customer has to visit the disco for account reconciliation and vending. This is mandatory to complete the installation process.
  • All customers are to ensure that they separate their load/lines before meter installation can be carried out.
  • Please note that the meter forms and installation services are FREE with no cost to the customers.
  • Do not make any payment to any Electricity employee or sub-contracting partner for meter forms and installation services.




You can also submit a letter of request for a prepaid meter.






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