Cutting edge smart meters are a new generation of connected electricity meters linking homes to municipalities throughout South Africa. This helps to measure and monitor power usage. Some smart meters are directly connected to the municipality, while others require a third-party device to enable the municipality to access the user’s consumption data.
Smart meters can also support various aspects of electricity distribution management, billing and consumption monitoring. These meters are seen as a way to enhance the services and financial viability of municipalities throughout South Africa. However, it’s necessary to understand the […]
Big data analytics remains one of the most misunderstood and misused terms in today’s market. However, what is clearer is how to apply big data to business intelligence, and help customers navigate the ins and outs of big data, including how to get the most from their big data analytics.
Big data has the potential to be applied to real-time fraud detection, as well as call centre optimisation and complex competitive analysis. It can also be used to determine and impact consumer sentiment, intelligent traffic management and how to manage power grids, to name only […]
With a concerted push from both Eskom and municipalities nationwide for as many homes and businesses to convert to prepaid meters, we all need to get to grips with how best to get along with our new prepaid meters. In order to get the most out of your meter, you need to start by figuring out how you are charged by the city. The rates charged are either Life Line single phase only, or Two Part Tariff, which is a single and three phase.
Should your home consume less than 800 Kwh per month, it’s better […]
More and more landlords and municipalities are opting for Conlog prepaid meters to help them better manage electricity supply and consumption in residential and commercial properties. There are many reasons behind the popularity of prepaid electricity meters, including the fact that you are better capable of making sure tenants pay for electricity before consuming it.
It also helps to ensure that tenants won’t be lumped with a large unpaid electricity bill once the lease comes to an end. Conlog prepaid meters also make it much easier to resolve disputes on amounts of electricity consumed […]