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.