TESCO Tuesdays


Join us for our TESCO Tuesdays! You can sign up any or all of these FREE webinars, and once you do, we will send you a confirmation and a WebEx link. 

For any questions or concerns, please reach out to Andrea Koch at andrea.koch@tescometering.com.


 Winter/Spring 2021 Schedule


History of Electric Metering | January 26, 2021:

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.

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Metering Configurations | February 2, 2021:

This presentation covers the difference between 3- and 4-wire configurations as well as the difference between “Wye” and “Delta” configurations.

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Metering Forms | February 9, 2021:

Learning meter forms is as easy as 1S-2S-3S! You’ll learn the most common metering forms and how they are used. This presentation also dives into Blondel’s Theorem and how it is used to determine what type of meter to install at different services.

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Transformer and Self-Contained Meter Box Safety: Test Switches and Hot Sockets | February 16, 2021:

In this session, you will learn meter test switch specifications, configurations and accessories in addition to how to identify a hot socket and what to do when you encounter one.

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Meter Testing in the Field | February 23, 2021:

Brush up on your meter testing skills with this session! We will use our Meter Site Analyzer to demonstrate real-world testing in the field.

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Meter Testing & Programming Using Pickups & Probes | March 2, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:

This presentation looks at the different options for testing a meter on a transformer-rated site using various probes and pickups.


Traditional Ratio, Burden, Admittance and Demag Testing – Part I | March 9, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:

Part I gives a quick overview on ratio/burden testing and a more in-depth look at using traditional burden test sets.


Traditional Ratio, Burden, Admittance and Demag Testing – Part II | March 16, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:

Part II also includes admittance and demag testing and uses more advanced equipment to test the meter. See live results from today’s newest test equipment.


Realizing Your Investment in Technology Through Analytics | March 23, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:

Energy and utility companies are in an unfamiliar territory in which they must integrate alternative energies, expand situational awareness across the system and deepen their relationships with customers. Organizations that want to grow their business are adopting analytics and business intelligence to increase responsiveness, reduce operational costs and improve asset integrity. Business intelligence / analytics are crucial to solving key business problems for all organizations. For utilities, it can turn information from smart meter and smart grid projects into meaningful operational insights and understandings about their customer’s behavior. The analytics opportunity for utilities is clear, but there continues to be a lack of real investment to enable this initiative.


Shop Testing | March 30, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:

Learn why we test meters in the shop and how we test them. This presentation will cover what type of meter tests there are and how we know which meter tests are good and what to do with the test data.


Preparing for AMI Deployment | April 6, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:

Gain insight from a former AMI Project Coordinator on how to prepare for an AMI Deployment. This presentation is for anyone getting ready for their first deployment or entering a secondary employment.


Communication Equipment | April 13, 2021 | 11:00 AM EST:



 Past Sessions: Fall 2020


Don’t see a session you like? Have an idea for a session? If you’d like to see other topics, please let us know by emailing andrea.koch@tescometering.com