Prepayment metering allows customers to purchase their credit at vending outlets.
Gas customers that have a prepayment meter installed at their premises can purchase credit at vending outlets and in turn applies this credit to their meters. The shipper receives payment for the gas once the vend transaction has processed. The prepayment metering solution consists of the following main components:
The PPMSP-FO is responsible for:
The PPMSP-BO is responsible for:
The functioning of the Prepayment Metering System is described in a number of Market Process Documents.
Documentation available to shippers in relation to PPMSP - BO communications is outlined in the following link.