What are the characteristics of energy metering systems?

Energy meters, also known as electric meters or watt-hour meters, are devices used to measure and record the consumption of electrical energy in homes, businesses, and industrial facilities. The characteristics of an energy meter include:

  • Measurement Accuracy
  • Display
  • Register or Counter
  • Measurement of Direction for applications like net metering in solar power installations.
  • Single-Phase or Three-Phase
  • Current Rating
  • Voltage Rating
  • Tariff Compatibility
  • Data Logging and Communication
  • Tamper Detection
  • Sealable Enclosure
  • Overload Protection
  • Compliance with Standards
  • Remote Disconnect/Reconnect