A sustainable mitigating solution to ghost vending will see the industry adopting STS6 and executing the Token Identifier (TID) rollover process, writes Lance Hawkins-Dad.

There is a solution at hand to the concerns and challenges that the market faces in terms of ghost vending – the illegal practice of selling prepaid electricity resulting in a loss of revenue and contributing significantly to non-technical losses at utilities.

This article first appeared in ESI-Africa Edition 2, 2018. It will be published online during May/June 2018.                                                

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