Single Source Metering vs Dual Source Metering

The societies and apartment complexes which are responsible for supplying the power to the residents can bill the residents either on single source meter or dual source meter. These societies bill the resident for both grid power as well as back-up/Diesel Generated power. The societies can always put separate meter for DG supply and separate meter for grid supply or bill using one meter only or can also use a dual source metering technology. The dual source metering technology has meters which have two registers – one for Grid and the other for DG; it receives an external single for switching the registers.

 

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DG Power Indicator

DG backup is essential for us. DG power however is very expensive. More than that DG power is not clean. As a user, you would like to have freedom of knowing when the DG is running so that you can take actions to reduce the power consumption.

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