The plan by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to deploy smart meters through the electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) is threatening huge investments made by indigenous meter manufacturers.
The NERC claimed that the move is a key strategy to discourage meter cloning and other forms of frauds against the electricity market in Nigeria.
The commission has also indicated plans to deploy smart meter technology in the sector as part of its efforts to overcome the cloning of electricity meters and other forms of fraud in Nigeria’s electricity industry. Read more
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