Advance Photometer Technology For Identification Of Faulty Meters
This paper attempts to discuss on metering with technology options specially dealing with photo metering
systems applicable to Indian environment. The prominent issue Maharashtra State Distribution Company
(MAHADISCOM) facing is mounting losses and poor financial conditions caused by nuisance factors like electricity theft
and tampering with electricity meters. This paper implements proven forecasting algorithm to predict next meter reading
which is compared with actual meter reading in order to find out faulty meter. This paradigm shift in processing will
enable MAHADISCOM to identify thefts beforehand and take proper action.