Power consumers, including government departments, who default on payment of bimonthly bills, will soon have to pay in advance for the power they intend consuming. The department will remove normal digital meters of regular defaulters and fix prepaid meters instead.
Prepaid meters work like prepaid Sim cards. “Based on their power consumption pattern, the discom will fix the monthly consumption of each government office.The department concerned will have to purchase prepaid meters from TNEB. Such meters have buzzers to alert consumers when their quota is exhausted. Unless they recharge the account, supply will not resume,” said the official. Read More…
Credit By : The Times of India
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