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Caretaker Economy Minister Raed Khoury Thursday issued a memo ordering generator owners to install meters for subscribers to be able to track their energy usage, a statement from the ministry said.In the current system, the Energy Ministry-determined rate of one hour of generator production is multiplied by the number of hours with no state-provided electricity, to arrive at the generator subscription cost.Thursday's statement called for owners to implement the new system and outlined its specifics. The ministry said generator owners will have to pay for the cost of installing the electromechanical meters, which measure electricity expenditure in kilowatt-hours, in common areas of buildings where their subscribers live.The ministry also advised all subscribers to request a monthly invoice from the generator owner stating the amount paid, and the amount in kWh used during the month.
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