YEDC set to begin meter distribution to customers

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The Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC), says it has concluded arrangement to commence massive deployment of 435,000 meters to it customers to checkmate issues of energy theft in the zone.

The Managing Director, Engr.Mustafa Umara said, the first phase of the project is expected to start with the metering of 8000 customers, mostly in the capitals of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. He explained that the contract for the of the meters, had been signed and delivery would soon start, which comprises single phase, three phases and maximum demand meters for the project.

The development he noted, was sequel to the improved supply, as a result of commissioning of 1×40 MVA 132/33Kv Mayo-Belwa Mobile Transmission Substation in the state. Engr. Mustafa further stated that prior to the commissioning of the sub station, Numan, Mayo-Belwa and Jada areas, has been faced with drop in voltage as the area used to get their from the Yola 330kv which he described as a long routed line.

Source: Leadership

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