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Easy ways to track electricity usage

Easy ways to track electricity usage

Citiq Prepaid meters allow for complete transparency between landlords and tenants in terms of tracking electricity and water usage. For tenants who are renting and being charged a lump sum for electricity and water without really knowing how much was true usage,...
Why is electricity usage measured in kWh?

Why is electricity usage measured in kWh?

Have you ever wondered why electricity is measured in kWh when all it actually is, is energy? Most people are quite comfortable when it comes to measuring energy in calories or kilojoules (kj), such as when ‘counting calories’ for a new diet or ‘burning kilojoules’ on...
Understanding how your prepaid tariffs are calculated

Understanding how your prepaid tariffs are calculated

Understanding how prepaid tariffs are calculated can sometimes be confusing and many people assume that prepaid tariff rates are the same everywhere. This is usually not the case. Did you know, depending on your location and provider’s pricing model, electricity costs...
How do incline block tariffs work

How do incline block tariffs work

You may have heard about Incline Block Tariffs (IBT) and wondered what it is all about. Incline Block Tariffs (IBT) were invented by Eskom/NERSA as a way to make electricity affordable for those who use little and also discourage consumption. It may seem quite...
Tips for choosing energy-efficient appliances

Tips for choosing energy-efficient appliances

When buying appliances, most people often choose the cheapest ones but this doesn’t necessarily mean it will be the cheapest to use, especially in the long run. Energy efficiency plays an important part in determining the cost of owning and operating a home appliance....
How to safely purchase tokens when you leave your home

How to safely purchase tokens when you leave your home

In our previous blog post, we highlighted the safest ways to purchase tokens for your Citiq Prepaid meter from the comfort of your own home. However, if you have to leave your home for whatever reason and need to top up, Flash shared some excellent tips with us about...