Conference: Metering Africa 2000
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Presenter: Rudi Leitner
Abstract: In this paper Leitner presents an overview and analysis of different payment options within metering and how there is a decided growth in prepayment. In particular he focusses on Smart Energy International, credit vs. traditional payment methods, electricity as FMCG, why use prepayment, utility revenue collection methods, the consumer service tool, win-win situations, model setup, cashflow differentials, sales and data processing, key factors, comments, Cape Town and UK examples, finance closing thoughts.