The Ceylon Electricity Board has said that consumers will be soon able to obtain electricity under a pre-paid system.
The Board plans to supply electricity under a new technology known as “Smart Metering”. With the introduction of this system the existing metre network will be subjected to a change. Chairman of the Board Vidya Amarapala said that with the help of a mobile phone a consumer will be able to find out the number of electricity units used by him on the previous day. The Consumers will also be able to check their monthly electricity bills.