General questions

General questions about our electric meters

Solar Net Metering Explained
If you are generating power as well as consuming power, our Omnimeters can be used as "Net" meters. All of our Omnimeters models return these v...
Sun, 5 Nov, 2017 at 12:44 AM
Do You Have to Calibrate Your Meters?
Our electric meters are calibrated at our ISO class certified factory and, by design, do not need to be recalibrated after their initial calibration.  The...
Fri, 8 Jul, 2016 at 6:33 PM
Do Your Meters Have Onboard Storage, Data Logging?
The meters themselves do not do much data logging. If you want to log usage data then we will recommend running our Dash software on your computer as the...
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015 at 11:25 AM
Do You Offer Round Socket Meters?
We do not stock a meter model that "plugs in" to a receptacle/socket/outlet/plug, etc. We have consciously designed our meters to be passive...
Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 at 8:31 PM
What is Time Of Use (TOU) Metering?
Time Of Use (TOU) metering provides a way for utilities to vary the cost/kWh based on the time of day. This allows them to charge more when the demand is hi...
Fri, 6 Nov, 2015 at 12:02 PM
Do You Offer Billing Plans?
We don't offer billing plans. With our meter communication systems, such as our new EKM Push, you have free and unrestricted access to your data. Our i...
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018 at 2:51 PM
Do You Have a Metering Solution For 3-phase, 3-wire, 480V (No Neutral)?
If you do not have a true Neutral - one that originates from your transformer - we do not officially recommend using our Omnimeters for voltages past 415...
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015 at 11:32 AM
What is Power Factor?
Power Factor (or cos θ) is a measurement of the quality of the power. Some industrial utility customers are penalized if they negatively influence the Pow...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Do You Offer DC Metering Solutions?
No, our electric meters are designed for AC only, not DC. The only way our meters could work would be if the power was inverted to AC at some point and ...
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015 at 11:28 AM