*Electricity Tariff: How To Check If Your House Meter Is On Band A, B, C, D or E*

Electricity Tariff: How To Check If Your House Meter Is On Band A, B, C, D or E.

Every single Nigerians have fully awared that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Wednesday has approved a sharp increase in electricity tariffs for customers under the category of Band A.

The Vice Chairman of NERC, Musliu Oseni, declared that customers falling under this classification will experience an increase in charges up to N225 per kilowatt-hour (KW/h), marking a significant hike from the previous rate of N66.

It should be noted that customers grouped under Band A are privileged to receive uninterrupted electricity supply for 20-24 hours each day.

This strategic was mapped out to guaranteed consistent and reliable power access, meeting the high-demand requirements of these subscribers.

Considering category of Band B, the subscribers fallen under this scale enjoy a slightly reduced but still substantial power supply window of 16 to 20 hours daily. This tier caters to customers who require significant electricity usage throughout the day, albeit with a slight reduction in availability compared to Band A.

Moving down the scale to category of Bands C, D, and E, customers classified under this spectrum experience progressively decreasing hours of power supply, catering to subscribers with varying needs and usage patterns.

Category B and C receives 12 to 16 hours, B and D benefits from eight to 12 hours, and B and E subscribers receive the lowest allocation of four to eight hours of electricity supply each day, reflecting the diverse energy requirements and availability across different customer segments.

Meanwhile, the tariff increment has generated controversies regarding the classification of subscribers, with many fearing they may be charged more than their actual consumption.

Therefore, we have sort out a straightforward guide to assist customers in identifying their respective bands, as per the guidelines provided by the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company and Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company.

Follow this simple 5 ways to check:

1. Visit www.ikejaelectric.com or https://ibedc.com/ depending on your distribution area
2. Click on customer service
3. Click on Customer feeder information
4. Click on customer feeder verification
5. Enter your account or meter number to verify your feeder details.

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