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‘Why Discos are yet to deploy novel technology’

‘Why Discos are yet to deploy novel technology’

Energy
An engineer, Kenechukwu Agu, has decried his inability to deploy the technology that could boost revenue for electricity distribution companies (Discos), and slash the electricity bills (tariff) for consumers; three years after it gained endorsement of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). According to Agu, the non-deployment is due to the inability of the Nigerian Breweries Plc to settle debts allegedly owed to him on works done for the company in Enugu. The Technology was approved by NERC in 2017 for use, as the Commission had gone further to recommend that its pilot scheme project should begin with Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), before it could be replicated to the other Discos across the country. The Design is expected to eliminate Electricity...