By Staff writer
New subscribers to be offered pre-paid option as kingdom seeks to cut consumption
The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is reportedly planning to install pre-paid electricity meters for new subscribers.
Company spokesman Abdullah Al Rakaf said the move was part of wider plans to cut electricity consumption, according to Saudi Gazette.
Installing pre-paid meters in customers’ homes will enable them to control their electricity consumption by re-charging the meter according to monthly needs.
SEC will be publishing a statement setting out prices and criteria for installing pre-paid metres in the coming weeks, the newspaper reported.For all the latest energy and oil news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.