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Electricity meters
Last Post 13/08/2016 08:55:58 by philentwistle. 0 Replies.
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13/08/2016 08:55:58
    I've had solar panels for 6 years and the meter has always gone in reverse when we don't use all the electricity we generate. Now my supplier has noticed this and installed a new meter, which only goes one way. I have two issues with this:
    (1) It's now impossible to know how much electricity we use - because the meters record the same whether we use what we generate or not;
    (2) There's no record of our contribution to the grid - so who is getting the electricity and how is it accounted for?
    I'm not concerned about the money - the increase in our bills will be quite small - but in my view it's the two-way meter that gives the true measure. Do others agree?
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