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What is an advanced meter?

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What is an advanced meter?

An advanced meter uses digital and communication technology. It replaces the older style meters that are commonly found on properties. Our advanced meter program will bring us in line with other energy networks in Australia and around the world.

More specifically, an advanced meter is a digital meter with a network interface card (communication card) installed to facilitate several important functions that were not previously possible, or had to be performed manually, such as the ability to automatically and remotely read electricity consumption and to identify outages.