Power theft is a silent crime. It is stealing of precious power unlawfully. This is a worldwide phenomenon that contributes to heavy revenue loss to a power utility. Besides colossal commercial and technical...
The idea behind installing prepaid meters is to check power theft and minimise the aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses of the distribution companies, which is expected to be around 28 per cent in 2018-19.
South Asia has the world’s second-largest population living off the grid—255 million people in 2016, more than a quarter of all the people in the world living without access to electricity.