Prepaid metering in Tanzania


Conference: Metering Africa 2000
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Presenter: William Magambo
Abstract: In this paper Magambo discusses the implementation of prepaid metering in Tanzania, the operational as well as financial aspects. In particular he focusses on background to the project, prepayment metering concept, interactions between utility and customer, prepaid meter and tariff structure, implementation of the averaging system of a prepayment meter, advantages of prepayment meters, problems experienced with the prepayment meters and closing comments.