Azerenerji РђРћ installs up to 1,100 counters in 46 areas whose power networks it manages, Trend reports with reference to the company. However, it is necessary to install 4,000 counters daily to cover all consumers in these areas.
Azerenerji already purchased nearly 100k counters to date, to rise to 600k by the end of 2006. Operations are performed in 17 areas simultaneously.
By totals of inventory in these areas there are over 900k consumers in them, 20-25% provided with counters. From said number 787k people are physical persons that consume 68.4% of energy, with amount of collected fees not exceeding 20%.