Meter inaccuracies

  • Losses due to meter inaccuracies are n nothing but a difference between actual energy supplied to the consumer through the meters and amount registered by meters.
  • When meters it gives negligible errors in the metering, it gives negligible errors in the amount registered by meters.
  • When meters are new and it’s started being used for metering, it gives a negligible error in the measurements in an earlier phase of its use. As it becomes old it starts introducing errors.
  • As it gets older its mechanism slows down and it under records the usage of energy.
  • This issue was with mechanical meters which are being out of date now.
  • Latest meters in the system are electronic and these meters don’t this problem with its age.

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