Customers owe BPC over P400m

BPC will blacklist defaulting customers. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
BPC will blacklist defaulting customers. PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has adopted new, stricter credit control measures, which include credit blacklisting of defaulters, as customer arrears now stand at over P400 million.

The bulk of customer arrears are from charges on new connection on homesteads and outstanding balances from the change over to prepaid metres.

BPC marketing and communications manager, Spencer Moreri said in an interview with Mmegi Business that they realised that their customers have not been faithful in meeting signed acknowledgement of debts and payments plans thus negatively affecting their plans.

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