Different Types of Meters

This is from Jeromy Johnson:


One of the questions I often see is “Do I have a smart meter?”


To help make sense of the various types of electrical meter systems, I have put together a series of videos that I took on a recent trip to Lake Tahoe in California.


What is unique about the Truckee utility company is that it uses all three types of systems (analog, AMR and AMI “smart” meters). I also found that Truckee is implementing a new type of smart meter that pulses much less frequently than other meters used throughout United States and Canada.


You can see how much RF each type of meter system emits here:




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