Bristow Electrical

Electricity meter exchanges are the process of replacing an old electricity meter with a new one. This may be necessary for various reasons, such as meter failure, meter accuracy issues, or meter upgrades. The utility company or the consumer can initiate the exchange.


When a meter exchange is required, the utility company will typically send a technician to the consumer’s premises to perform the exchange. The technician will first inspect and disconnect the existing meter from the power supply. The new meter will then be installed and connected to the power supply.


After the exchange, the technician will test the new meter to ensure that it is working properly and accurately. The old meter will be removed and returned to the utility company for disposal or recycling.


It is essential for consumers to be aware of the process involved in meter exchanges and to cooperate with the utility company to ensure a smooth exchange. Additionally, consumers should monitor their energy bills after the exchange to ensure that there are no issues with meter accuracy.