The customer is given a Radio-frequency identification (RFID) Card
It uses the contactless smart card for loading money unto the meter from the vending point.
It has a KEYPAD User Interface Unit
It uses the GPRS technology to read data from meters
HOW TO READ YOUR MONTHLY CONSUMPTION
On the User Interface Unit, Press the Scroll Button 6 times to Page 3.0 to read monthly consumption
The meter displays information in the display pages including
- Remaining credit (money) kWh(page 1)
- Cumulative Energy consumed since meter installation in kWh (page 2)
- Power consumed in kW (page 12)
Billing for customers is done inside the meter. The meter receives the cash and computes the tariff as and when customer consumes electricity in each month. Levies, VAT and NHIL are all computed inside the meter.
Service charge is billed at vending stations based on previous months and it is charged on the customer’s 1st visit in new month)
Subsidies are also given at the vending station (1st visit in new month)