Stretch your electricity budget
cost-conscious consumers who have converted to prepaid electricity to cut their
energy bills, are still spending excessively during winter months due to
increased electricity usage and increased tariffs. FNB
Namibia shares six tips on how consumers can lower their electricity bills this
always use energy efficient lights and avoid switching on lights in rooms that
you aren’t using at night.
*Gas− consumers that use gas
heaters and stoves can reduce their electricity bills substantially in winter.
Although converting to gas may require a large investment initially, consumers
will save in the long term.
*Geyser − the bulk of electricity in
most households is consumed by geysers, especially in
winter when it is much colder. Installing a geyser timer to manage consumption
during peak times can help consumers to save.
*Refrigerator − old freezers
generally use more electricity than new ones as they work harder to maintain
cool temperatures. Consider servicing or replacing your old fridge to save on
*Appliances on standby mode −
appliances that are not completely switched off and remain on standby mode such
as TV’s, decoders and microwaves, collectively consume a lot of electricity by
the end of the month.
*Pool − cover your pool in winter
when you are not using it as pool pumps and filters use a lot of electricity to
keep it clean.
costs continuing to increase, it has become imperative for consumers to
continuously look for practical ways to reduce their consumption.
form of saving can go a long a way in helping everyone cope in these tough
help you save time and money we encourage all our customers to purchase their
pre-paid electricity via online banking, cellphone banking, eWallet, FNB ATM or
on the FNB App. It is easy, fast, efficient and free of bank charges.
You can chooseprepaid
electricity denominations between N$50 and N$1000 and the money is debited
directly from your account. First
National Bank Namibia