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#210946 - 08/27/13 07:15 PM Can you read a POCO meter?
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I never had a reason to learn to read a meter but I think the POCO made a mistake. I am getting 2018, is that correct? POCO says it read 2092 5 days ago.

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#210948 - 08/27/13 08:14 PM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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I see 2018.

2092 sounds/looks like the reader was wrong!
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#210952 - 08/28/13 07:27 AM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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2018.
I wouldn't too concerned. You paid a little extra this time, but next time you will pay a little less.


Edited by jdevlin (08/28/13 07:28 AM)
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#210955 - 08/28/13 11:44 AM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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They transposed 2 and 9

I see 2029 with rounding
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#210962 - 08/28/13 07:32 PM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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Definitely 2018. The Meter Reader misread the meter.
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#210963 - 08/28/13 07:51 PM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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You are assuming that kid knows how the needles move.
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#210973 - 08/29/13 07:38 AM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: gfretwell]
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Originally Posted By gfretwell
You are assuming that kid knows how the needles move.

Also that every other one moves in opposite direction.
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#210974 - 08/29/13 11:28 AM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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At least you don't have a smart meter.

We don't have them in general use yet (still in test mode) but I have read horror stories of readings being really off in other parts of Canada and the US.
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#210988 - 08/30/13 07:53 AM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: BigB]
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I have smart meters at my home and my cottage. I love the feature where I can go and see how much power I am using per day.

Here is the screen I get when checking daily usage at the cottage. I can also have it display Kw instead of cost.




Edited by jdevlin (08/30/13 07:54 AM)
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#210989 - 08/30/13 08:12 AM Re: Can you read a POCO meter? [Re: jdevlin]
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Originally Posted By jdevlin
I have smart meters at my home and my cottage. I love the feature where I can go and see how much power I am using per day.

Here is the screen I get when checking daily usage at the cottage. I can also have it display Kw instead of cost.




I think FPL recently began offering this too.
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