Testing of Energy meter by KSEB

(Refer Supply code:113)

(1) It shall be the responsibility of the licensee to satisfy itself regarding the accuracy of the meter before it is installed and the licensee shall test them or get them tested in an accredited laboratory or in an approved laboratory.

(2) The licensee shall also conduct periodical inspection or testing or both and calibration of the meters, as specified in the Central Electricity Authority (Installation and Operation of Meters) Regulations, 2006, as amended from time to time.

(3) The periodical testing of consumer meters shall normally be done at site.

(4) The licensee may, instead of testing the meter at site, remove the meter to be tested, replace the same with a correct meter and test the removed meter in an accredited laboratory or in an approved laboratory.

(5) When the consumer opts to purchase the meter, the licensee shall receive it and test the same in an accredited laboratory or in an approved laboratory and install it as per the following time schedule:-

LT meters - within a maximum of fifteen days
HT or EHT meters - within a maximum of twenty days

(6) The licensee shall conduct periodical inspection or testing or both of the meters as per the following schedule:-

Single phase meters - once in every five years
LT 3-phase meters - once in every three years
HT or EHT meters including maximum demand indicator (MDI) - once in every year.

(7) Wherever applicable, Current Transformer (CT) and Potential Transformer (PT) and the wiring connections shall also be tested along with meters.




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