11 Electricity Distribution Companies In Nigeria

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Constant Electricity has become a major challenge to Nigeria as a country and in view of this challenge, the federal government of Nigeria sold to the distribution of energy into 11 private discos. There are eleven electricity distribution companies in Nigeria operating across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)

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Ikeja Electric remains the largest energy distribution company in Nigeria with its powerful drive when it comes to innovation. The company began its operation on the 1st of Nov 2013 after a successful handover from Power Holding Company Of Nigeria (PHCN) in line with the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The company generates about 84,000MW in capacity and they are committed to delivering efficient and sustainable power supply through investments in new technology, infrastructure upgrade, and human capital development to over 700,000 customers within the business network.

The head office is situated at Secretariat Rd, Alausa-Ikeja, Lagos State. Ikeja Electric has 6 different Business Units which are in Abule Egba, Akowonjo, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Oshodi, Shomolu. The company’s official Website is http://www.ikejaelectric.com and you can call their hotline 0700-022-5543, 01-7000-250, 01-448-3900, or send a mail to customercare@ikejaelectric.com in case there are any complaints.

Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (AEDC)

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) came on board on the 1st of November 2013 just like other discos after successful privatization was made by the federal government of Nigeria. KANN Utility Limited (KANN) holds 60% of the companies shares while the remaining 40% belongs to the Federal Government.

The company covers a large network area of about 133,000 km2 in the Federal Capital Territory, Kogi State, and Nassarawa State and most parts of Niger States. The company is subdivided into 26 business units and 2 undertakings offices.

The Head Office is located at 1 Ziquinchor Street, Off Ibrahim Babangida Way, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja. You can also visit their official website http://www.abujaelectricity.com to know more or if you have any complaint you can contact the customer care on this hotline 0815-018-1818, 0815-019-1919. The company’s official email is info@abujaelectricity.com.

Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDC)

Eko distribution company is one of the reputable energy companies in Nigeria which covers a small network area major on the island aspects of Lagos and a small part of the mainland in Lagos and Ogun states.

The company’s mission is to improve the quality of lives of its customers, employees, community, and other stakeholders and to Reliable power and quality services using the best technologies, processes, and practices. The Head Office is located at 24/25 Marina Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State.

The Network covers Southern Lagos State which includes areas such as Ojo, Festac, Ijora, Mushin, Apapa, Lekki, Lagos Island & part of Ogun State especially Agbara areas in Ogun State. The company official website is https://ekedp.com.In case of any complaints, you can call the company’s hotline 0708 065 5555 Or send a mail to customercare@ekedp.com

Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC)

Benin Electricity Distribution Company is one of the 11 distribution companies in Nigeria which commences operation after the privatization of discos within the country and as it stands it is the 4th largest distribution company in Nigeria in terms of capacity and 3rd largest when it comes to customers base among the Distribution Companies.

It covers a wide range of network of about 55,770 square kilometers covering states Delta, Edo, Ekiti, and the Ondo States. The company has about twenty-five (25) business units with approximately 350 offices located across the four (4) states with about 13 million people and about 4 million households.

The Head Office is located at 5, Akpakpava Street, Benin City, Edo State. The company official website is http://bedcpower.com.In case of any complaints, you can contact the company’s hotline 0803 901 2323 Or send a mail to customercomplaints@bedcpower.com

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Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC)

The company covers five different states which are Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu, Anambra, and Imo states. The company core value stands on four pillars which are INTEGRITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, PROFESSIONALISM, and INNOVATION.

The Head Office is located at No1 Okpara Avenue, Enugu, Enugu State. The company official website is http://www.enugudisco.com.In case of any complaints, you can contact the company hotline 0812-102-0423 Or send a mail to customerservice@enugudisco.com

Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Plc (PHEDC)

PHDC remains one of the most efficient and sustainable utility company in Nigeria it covers four states across the country which are Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, and Bayelsa states.

The company vision is to provide high-quality utility services for Nigerians and also committed to improving the quality of services for more than 14 million people within the Country.

The Head Office is located 42, Obi Wali Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The company’s official website is http://www.phed.com.ng.In case of any complaints, you can contact the companies hotline 0813-983-4000, 0813-983-4001, 0813-983-4002, 0908-783-8800, 0908-783-8801, 0908-783-8802 Or send a mail to customercare@phed.com.ng

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Plc (IBEDC)

IBEDC was one of the 11 discos that came into existence on 1st November 2013 and it remains the disco with the largest network area in Nigeria which covers areas such as Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara, and parts of Niger, Ekiti and Kogi states.

The Head Office is located at Capital Building, 115 Ring Road, Ibadan, Oyo State. The company’s official website is http://www.ibedc-ng.com.In case of any complaints, you can contact the companies hotline 0903-900-0065, 0905-369-8850, 0905-369-8851Or send a mail to customercare@ibedc.com

Jos Electricity Distribution Plc (JEDC)

Jos Electricity Distribution is one of the 11 distribution companies in Nigeria which commences operation after the privatization of discos in Nigeria which caters to over four hundred thousand customers within the franchise.

It covers a wide range of networks of about 152, 901 KM2 square kilometers which covers four states which are Bauchi, Benue, Gombe Plateau.

The Head Office is located at 9 Ahmadu Bello Way, Jos, Plateau State. The company’s official website is http://www.jedplc.com/.In case of any complaints, you can contact the company’s hotline 0706-940-3531 Or send a mail to info@jedplc.com

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Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc (KNEDC)

Kaduna Electric remains the 7th largest Distribution company when it comes to distribution capacity and 6th largest in the number of households among the11 Distribution Companies which covers four states which include Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara.

The Company currently has 8 Business Units and 147 Customer Service Centres across the four states with over 490,000 customers within their Networks.

The Head Office is located at 1-2 Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna, Kaduna State. The company’s official website is http://kaedco.com/.In case of any complaints, you can contact the company hotline 0817-403-5711 Or send a mail to info@kaedco.com

Kano Electricity Distribution Plc (KEDC)

Kedco as one of the 11 discos in Nigeria which has been licensed to generate, distribute, and market electricity in the three states of Kano, Jigawa, and Katsina which is located in the northwestern geopolitical part of Nigeria. It covers a wide range of network of about 67,128 Km2 with a very large customer population.

The Head Office is located at 1 Niger Street, P.M.B 3089, Kano State. The company’s official website is http://www.kedco.ng/index.php.In case of any complaints, you can contact the company hotline 0700-5555-1111 Or send a mail to customercare@kedco.ng

Yola Electricity Distribution Company Plc (YEDC)

Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) is one of the major distribution companies in Nigeria which are responsible for the distribution of energy to four states of Adamawa, Taraba, Borno, and Yobe states in Nigeria.

The Head Office is located at No 2 Atiku Abubakar Road, Jimeta-Yola, Adamawa State. The company’s official website is http://www.yedc.com.ng.In case of any complaints, you can contact the company’s hotline 0903-885-3308, 0903-885-3247 Or send a mail to yolaforum@nerc.gov.ng

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