New meter series offers enhanced revenue protection capabilties


Elster Electricity LLC, provider of advanced metering infrastructure solutions, has introduced the IEC-compliant A1800 ALPHA meter series, offering advanced revenue protection capabilities combined with a platform designed to support utility customers’ present and future communication needs. The robust design and advanced functionality makes the meter ideal for commercial, industrial and substation applications.

The A1800 ALPHA meter is upgradeable to meet future business needs. It can be equipped with two simultaneously readable communication ports, and the meter supports many communication options. Anti-tamper features include an optional “Always Positive™” theft resistant measurement feature that records reverse energy flow as positive energy flow, TRueQ™ monitoring and relaying, instrumentation profiling, reverse energy flow, history and event log, write prevention lock, a hidden battery and an optional transparent terminal cover.