The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has installed a $15.89-million modern revenue collection technology for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
Known as the meter management system (MMS), the technology will enable the ECG to reduce non-technical losses and improve on revenue collection.
The MiDA provided $11.19 million for the project under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) second compact with Ghana to improve the energy sector value chain, while the government contributed the rest of the funds.
The new MMS, which allows interoperability across different metering systems and manufacturers, would enable the ECG to reduce the cost of providing metering services.
The MMS also makes it easier for prepaid customers to purchase credit from anywhere within the power distributor’s operational areas, as opposed to the zonal arrangement that currently exists.