KUALA LUMPUR – The installation of Smart Meters in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam, Putrajaya / Cyberjaya will go on as usual throughout the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period until 27 October.
“As one of the business operation allowed during CMCO, these works will continue according to the fixed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
“The installation process will only take around 30 minutes. It is subjected to the close compliant of SOP set by the authorities, including the efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19. This is to ensure the safety of the meter installers and the consumers,” said the Project Director of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) from Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Ir. Mohamed Ghous Ahmad.
608,976 Smart Meters have been installed in the Klang Valley and Melaka as of 16 October 2020.
According to Mohamed Ghous, the Smart Meter users can enjoy the benefits of controlling their daily electricity usage patterns, avoid wastage, track their carbon footprints and control their monthly spending.
Smart Meters enable TNB customers to monitor their daily electricity usage through TNB’s website www.mytnb.com.my and the myTNB mobile application tha can be downloaded via Google Play, Apple App Store and Huawei AppGallery. Furthermore, they can also pay their bills online through the same portal.
“They will also get their monthly bill reading through the portal and myTNB application immediately at each bill cycle,” he added.
Prior to the installation of the Smart Meters, consumers will receive a notification letter on the installation by TNB.
The contractors appointed by TNB will conduct the installation works. –MalaysiaGazette