Watch: Energy Minister does not exclude a change in billing system

Utility bills have been undergoing an analysis for several months now, according to Energy Minister Joe Mizzi. Mizzi emphasized on the importance of waiting for the analysis’ outcome.

In comments he gave to Newsbook.com.mt Mizzi said that the analysis has been ongoing for several months and so far it shows that the current system issues bills in the same way as before. He also said that one needs to address the complaints which came from various sectors.

The Energy Minister spoke of the €100 million investment in smart meters increasing efficiency. He also said that one needs to evaluate the results of this investment.

Mathematics professor at the University of Malta, Josef Lauri, said that it would be ideal if utility bills were to be calculated using a similar system to that used when calculating income tax in comments he gave to this newsroom.