The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended Mojec International Limited, Nigeria’s leading indigenous smart meter manufacturer, for the quality of facilities and infrastructure being put in place to support the take-off of its Meter Assets Provider (MAP) programme.
The Meter Assets Provider (MAP) Programme is a new initiative of the Federal Government under the Ministry of Power and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to bridge the metering gap by fast tracking the supply of meters to Distribution Companies and other customers.
Speaking shortly afteran assessment of Mojec’s facilities and infrastructureat its head office in Lagos on Saturday, 30 June, 2018, Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Professor James Momoh stated that Mojec International Limited has clearly demonstrated thecapacity to support government effort in bridging the metering gap through the level of technical capabilities of it equipment and facilities.
He encouraged that the company should continue working in support of the government, especially NERC to provide best-in-class smart meters for consumers.
“I am really impressed with what I have seen so far. I am grateful that corporate organizations like Mojec are trying to contribute to the development of our electricity industry. MOJEC is on our radar and it is one of the best we have seen and visited. We can assure that they will have all the support they require to take us to the next level of industrialization in this electricity revolution.
In her remarks, the Managing Director, Mojec International Limited, Chantelle Abdul expressed the company’s enthusiasm on the support and encouragement received from the government thus far.
“We are glad that thegovernment appreciates the role local manufacturers of smart meters play in reducing the over 5 million metering gap in the market. This visit has proven that capacity exists and that we can locally design world-class standard meters that would work for the Nigerian environment.”
“Mojec as a company has over the years demonstrated the readiness to support government initiativeswhich would help address the metering gap in the market and solve power supply challenge in the country,” she said.
She further noted that achieving the reversal would go a long way in boosting employment opportunities, knowledge transfer and consequently boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product.