The Potential Implications of the Eligible Customer Scheme in the Electricity Sector

Omoju, Oluwasola (2018-09)

DESR Research Issue Brief

Working Paper

Eligible Customer Scheme in the power sector declared by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing is aimed at ensuring that big industrial consumers buy electricity directly from GENCOs. This has implications for electricity consumers and the financial performance of DISCOs. This brief highlights these implications and areas in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act that needs to be looked into in the light of this declaration.