Landlords and owners of rental properties no longer absorb the debts of their tenants. Community centres have successfully transferred the responsibility of electricity costs to the users of their facilities. Jamaicans who earn on an irregular basis can pay when they earn and, importantly, customers with a prepaid meter have seen reduced costs by simply taking control.
Today, customers in Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, and a limited number in Clarendon, Manchester, St Elizabeth, and St Thomas are enjoying the benefits of a metering system, which allows them to purchase what they need by matching their consumption to their pockets. [more...]