Eskom smart prepaid split meters programme
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Eskom will own the meter and the customer interface unit (CIU)
Eskom will be installing the new prepaid meters at no cost to the customers.
Through a range of different vending point including banks, retail shops, smart phones, internet and ATMS.
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The new smart prepaid meters are expected to reduce energy theft dramatically through built-in smart features like tampering detection. The smart prepaid meters have very sensitive tamper alarms and communicate irregularities directly to Eskom’s revenue protection unit.
Smart prepaid meters are expected to make illegal connection detection easier. Illegal connections will be removed and Eskom has established a revenue protection unit to respond to illegal connections and enforce penalties accordingly.