Utilities Smart Meter Testing & Repair

Workflow Template

Utilities Smart Meter Testing & Repair

This workflow template illustrates the process of repairing utilities smart meters that have failed in the field, as well as the testing and calibration of smart meters prior to their installation in the field. Purchase and download this template in PDF, PowerPoint (PPT) and Visio (VSD) formats. You can customize it to fit your own organization, or simply use it to better understand Utilities Smart Meter Testing & Repair processes.


What is Utilities Smart Meter Testing & Repair?

Utilities Smart Meter Testing & Repair refers to a set of processes aimed at ensuring that smart meters used to measure utilities customer energy consumption are working correctly. "Smart" meters are network-connected devices that measure energy consumption for utilities customers and allow utilities team members to monitor the incoming consumption data remotely (rather than having a field technician travel to the meter location and check it manually). Prior to field installation, smart meters are tested in the company shops to ensure that they are calibrated correctly - they must pass a series of test before they are deployed. When a smart meter fails in the field, it is brought into a central shop for testing and repair. Field technicians, engineers and, in some cases, company vendors, coordinate to complete these processes.


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