Prepayment of electric service is gaining in popularity as a way for residential consumers to manage electric bills and utilities to improve cash flow. Gridstream integrates with a number of software-based prepay solutions that support a variety of payment methods and require minimal user intervention.
Power theft happens in many ways, including meter tampering and diversion. Gridstream keeps utilities informed of potential theft and tamper situations with automated alerts within Command Center that notify utilities with automated tamper alerts. Reports can also be used to investigate common theft tactics such as bypassing or swapping meters.