Electricity theft: a comparative analysis

@article{Smith2004ElectricityTA,
  title={Electricity theft: a comparative analysis},
  author={T. B. Smith},
  journal={Energy Policy},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={2067-2076}
}
Electricity theft can be in the form of fraud (meter tampering), stealing (illegal connections), billing irregularities, and unpaid bills. Estimates of the extent of electricity theft in a sample of 102 countries for 1980 and 2000 are undertaken. The evidence shows that theft is increasing in most regions of the world. The financial impacts of theft are reduced income from the sale of electricity and the necessity to charge more to consumers. Electricity theft is closely related to governance… Expand

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