Consultation Paper on the Development of a Regulatory Framework for Electricity Distribution Franchising in Nigeria

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC or the Commission) on 17 April 2019 published the “Consultation Paper on the Development of a Regulatory Framework for Electricity Distribution Franchising” (the Consultation Paper) in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) pursuant to the powers of the Commission under section 96 of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act, 2005 (ESPRA).

The purpose of the Consultation Paper is to:

(i) propose indicative terms to regulate the subfranchising of the operations and coverage areas of electricity distribution companies (Discos) (Proposed Franchising Regulation);

(ii) solicit stakeholders’ views and comments on the Proposed Franchising Regulation; and

(iii) highlight areas of concern in the development of the Proposed Franchising Regulation.

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