TITLE

Prepay users self-disconnect

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Annabel; Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/13/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights a report from the National Housing Federation which found that British customers on prepayment meters are cutting off their own energy supply because they do not have enough money to top up their meters. Such self-disconnectors account for 14 percent of gas prepayment meter customers and 9 percent of electricity prepay customers, according to the report. Of those who did self-disconnect, most had done so twice in 2007 and had been off supply for one day or less.
ACCESSION #
33042071

 

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