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Deterrent and Detection of Smart Grid Meter Tampering and Theft

 

Electricity, Water or Gas, Elster
This white paper was inspired by real concerns regarding “smart grid electric meters being altered to steal electricity.” There are often reports of meters being exploited to under-report consumption. This paper examines some of the concerns raised and describes measures currently provided by Elster meters and the Elster EnergyAxis® System to detect and/or prevent theft, tamper and loss of electricity, water, or gas.