March 10, 2020

PREA Meter School 2020

  • Introduction to Self-Contained Metering – This presentation was given at the PREA Meter School and gives an overview of self-contained metering, including why we test, how we test, the different types of meter tests, what to do with the data, and more. 03/10/20.
  • Introduction to Transformer Rated Metering – This presentation was given at the PREA Meter School and gives an introduction to transformer rated metering including meter forms, test switches, CTs, Blondel’s Theorem, site verification and more. 03/10/20
  • Introduction to CTs and PTs – This presentation was given at the PREA Meter School and gives an introduction into current transformers and potential transformers. 03/10/20.
  • AMI Technology Overview – This presentation was given at the PREA Meter School and gives an overview of AMI including an overview of the technologies, the benefits, how AMI is changing the industry, and what the future looks like. 03/10/20.
  • ANSI C12.1 Overview – This presentation is an overview of the ANSI C12 Standards that pertain to electric metering. This presentation was given at the PREA Meter School. 03/10/20.
  • Site Verification for Self-Contained Hot Socket Detection – This presentation covers differences between self-contained and instrument or transformer rated sites; transformer rated meter forms; test switches and CTs; Blondel’s Theorem; meter accuracy testing; checking the health of your CTs and PTs; and site verification (and not just meter testing). This presentation was given at the PREA Meter School. 03/10/20.

 

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March 5, 2020

MEUA Meter School (New York Meter School)

TESCO presented the following presentations at MEUA’s Meter School:

  • Self-Contained Metering Fundamentals and Introduction to Meter Testing:  This presentation was given at MEUA Meter School and gives an introduction to meter testing and discusses why we test, how we test, the types of meter tests, what to do with test data and more. 03/03/20
  • Introduction to Meter Testing:  This presentation was given at MEUA Meter School and gives attendees an introduction to meter testing. Topics covered include: why do we test; how do we test; field testing; complaint testing; general meter testing requirements; new meter testing programs; return to service testing; in-service testing; statistical test plans; tracking meter records, and more! 03/03.20
  • Introduction to CTs and PTs:  This presentation was given at the MEUA Meter School and gives an introduction into current transformers and potential transformers. 03/04/20.
  • Introduction to Transformer Rated Metering:  Learn the differences between self-contained and transformer or instrument rated meter sites, test switches and CTs, Blondel’s Theorem, meter accuracy testing, site verification, and more! This presentation was given at MEUA Meter School. 03.03.20
  • Hands-On Transformer Rated Polyphase Meter Testing:  This presentation discusses the differences between self-contained and transformer or instrument rated meter sites; transformer rated meter forms; test switches and CTs; meter accuracy testing in the field; checking the health of your CTs and PTs; and Site Verification. This presentation was given at the MEUA Meter School. 03/03/20
  • Test Switch Operations, Accessories & Hot Sockets:  This presentation will acquaint the attendees with the use and purpose of Meter Test Switches. Topics covered include using test switches, test switch specifications and configurations, test switch accessories, and pre-wired transformer rated enclosures. Hot sockets are also covered in the second half of this presentation, from how they occur to how to best handle them. This presentation was given at the MEUA Meter School. 03/03/20
  • Field Verification: Test Equipment and Best Practices:  This presentation discusses the importance of testing meters and the best practices and test equipment to do so. This presentation was given at MEUA Meter School. 03.03.20
  • ANSI C12.1 and NY State PSC Part 92:  This presentation gives insight into the American National Standard Institute, Inc. (ANSI) and specifically the C12.1 group of standards for electric metering. Also discussed is the law in New York State for all things metering in NY State PSC Part 92. This presentation was given at the MEUA Meter School. 03.04.20
February 25, 2020

Nebraska Meter Conference 2020

 

  • Field Test Kits and Hot Socket Repair Kits This presentation was requested by the Nebraska Meter Conference and covers all the components of field testing and best practices including a site check list, field test kits and hot socket repair kits. 02/12/2020

 

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November 22, 2019

Mississippi Electric Meter School – 2019

Learn about Four Quadrant Metering from our presentation given at Mississippi Meter School.
October 24, 2019

New York State Electric Meter Engineers Conference (NYSEMEC) – Fall 2019

This presentation was given at the New York State Electric Meter Engineers Conference and highlights the latest ANSI C12.1 Standards Updates. 10/23/19
September 19, 2019

Minnesota Electric Meter School 2019

View TESCO’s presentation from the 2019 Minnesota Electric Meter School.
August 16, 2019

GLEMS 2019

Hot Socket Issues – Causes and Best Practice- This presentation discusses the causes of hot sockets, what to look for when inspecting an existing meter installation for a hot socket, and what the best practices are for handling potential hot sockets.
June 28, 2019

North Carolina Electric Meter School – 2019

  • 21st Century Power Measurements Then … Now … and Tomorrow. This presentation discusses how meters, loads, and communications have changed over the years and why it is important today. Standards Changes are reviewed as well as new definitions. This presentation was given during the General Session at North Carolina Electric Meter School. 06/24/2019
  • History of Electric Metering(Single Phase) This presentation takes an in-depth look at the history of electric metering starting with Ben Franklin’s Electric “battery” around the year 1670. The battle of the currents (AC vs. DC) is discussed, as well as the watt-hour meter, meter manufacturers, how metering has changed and what metering is today. We hope you enjoy this! 06/24/2019
  • History of Electric Metering(Polyphase) This presentation takes an in-depth look at the history of electric metering starting with Ben Franklin’s Electric “battery” around the year 1670. The battle of the currents (AC vs. DC) is discussed, as well as the watt-hour meter, meter manufacturers, how metering has changed and what metering is today. We hope you enjoy this! 06/25/2019
  • Challenges for Meter Shop Operations of the FutureThis presentation examines how AMI data, the collection of this data and the creation of tools to use this data have dramatically changed and is continuing to change metering operations. We will look at some of the challenges we are facing as we learn how to do business most effectively with this information and these tools. 06/25/2019
  • Fundamentals of AMI Testing – This presentation discusses testing protocols, pitfalls and other solutions developed by various utilities who have gone through the stages of AMI Deployment. Equipment and systems used for this type of testing is also covered. 06/25/2019
  • Electric Vehicle Chargers: Trends in the Marketplace and What They Mean for Utilities – (Emerging Technologies) – This presentation introduces you to the electric vehicle market. It discusses EVSE (electric vehicle service equipment) basics, market growth, regulations, Handbook 44 Requirements, and real world testing of EVSE. 06/25/2019
  • Theory of AC and DC Meter Testing – (Single Phase) – Starting with a little bit of history, this presentation dives into the theory of AC and DC Meter Testing, including resistive, inductive, and capacitive load, energy, instantaneous power, complex circuits, phasors, and more. 6/25/2019
  • Meter Testing 101 – This presentation covers the basics of meter testing including: why we test; how to test; types of meter tests; how utility tests differ from customer request tests; in-service testing; and what to do with the test data. 06/26/2019
  • CT Testing:  Theory and Practice – This presentation discusses self-contained vs. transformer rated CTs, functions and terminology, CT testing, ratio testing, burden testing, and more. 06/26/2019
  • Theory of AC and DC Meter Testing – (Polyphase) – Starting with a little bit of history, this presentation dives into the theory of AC and DC Meter Testing, including resistive, inductive, and capacitive load, energy, instantaneous power, complex circuits, phasors, and more. 6/26/2019
  • Electric Vehicle Chargers: Trends in the Marketplace and What They Mean for Utilities – (Advanced/Management/Emerging Technologies Combined Session) – This presentation introduces you to the electric vehicle market. It discusses EVSE (electric vehicle service equipment) basics, market growth, regulations, Handbook 44 Requirements, and real world testing of EVSE. 06/27/2019
  • Current Metering Safety Topics – (Panel Discussion) – TESCO was part of a panel discussion on Current Metering Safety Topics. This presentation goes over some of the safety issues in the industry. 06/27/2019

 

 

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May 23, 2019

CARILEC CEO & Leadership Conference 2019

 

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May 23, 2019

Aclara Connect 2019

  • New Tools for a Next Generation of Metering – TESCO Solutions– This presentation highlights TESCO’s Test Equipment for a variety of needs for today’s utilities. Some of the products included are desktop meter stations, meter test boards, hot socket accessories, transformer test equipment, handheld test equipment and software. 05/23/2019

 

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