Metering and Billing System
Previously, you have learnt about various measures for reducing commercial losses of a utility. You have studied in which the metering and billing system required to be improved substantially. Therefore, here, we focus on this aspect.
With the proliferation of electrically powered devices and systems, there is an increasing required to accurately and precisely measure and monitor the quantity and quality of the electrical power supplying these devices and systems. Here, we begin through describing the metering technologies and techniques currently in use. We then describe calibration and testing of energy meters and metering standards, meter installations practices and field testing. At last, we define certain revenue protection and technology interventions in metering, billing and collection.