Tag: electricity theft

Electricity theft amounts to 300 million euros per year – Greece, 15 January 2020

In 2018, Greek consumers, mainly those supplied by state-controlled Public Power Corporation (PPC), have stolen electricity in the amount of approximately 300 million euros. According to a study compiled by the electricity distribution system operator DEDDIE, a similar figure is estimated for 201 Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy […]

Electricity theft decreased for the first time in five years – Greece, 14 January 2019

The level of electricity theft in Greece decreased for the first time in five years, mostly as a result of frequent inspections carried out by electricity distribution system operator DEDDIE and harsher penalties imposed by the Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE). Electricity theft, or non-tech Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

Electricity thefts amounted to 4.7 million euros in H1 2017 – Serbia, 25 August 2017

According to Serbian media, state-owned power utility EPS has incurred loss in the amount of some 4.7 million euros from electricity thefts in the first half of 2017. According to EPS’ findings, in the first six months of the year 3,256 consumers committed electricity theft, while the reduction of the cases of theft of electricity […]