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Advance Energy Meter with Tariff Indication, Theft Detection and Prepaid System using GSM

Vol. 6, Issue 12, PP. 466-470, December 2019


Keywords: Prepaid energy meter, theft detection, transmitter/receiver, Global System for Mobile (GSM), Short Message Service (SMS), bypassing

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Due to electricity stealing, electricity providers in divergent territories particularly inside progressing ones are experiencing from massive losses. This work focuses on electricity energy metering technique which is prepaid with an additional function of theft detection and changing tariff time to peak time and off-peak time. The suggested system has two parts. First part is service main side which will be installed on pole and is connected to distribution lines through service line while second part is main meter which will be installed at consumer side on service main wire. The suggested meter is equipped with transmitter/receiver used for theft detection and GSM module which open the door for bidirectional communication between service provider, users, and main meter getting advantage of the pre-installed GSM framework. Electricity meter can be recharged by customers, simply scratching card and sending hidden code with the help of SMS utilizing GSM module. This work presents new techniques to cover meter tampering and bypassing. In case of theft detection, it will cut off supply, inform the service provider and will show the exact location of theft using GSM. The tariff time will be changed by service provider using SMS with the help of GSM module to meter. The bidirectional GSM communication using SMS is very helpful for user as well as service providers. In case of low balance and if remaining balance become zero, it will cut off supply and inform user as well as service provider.

  1. Amir Nangyal, , US Pakistan center for advance studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) UET Peshawar, Pakistan.
  2. Dr. Abdul Basit, , US Pakistan center for advance studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) UET Peshawar, Pakistan.
  3. Zeeshan Ullah, , US Pakistan center for advance studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) UET Peshawar, Pakistan.
  4. Samra Kanwal, , Electrical Engineering Department, Wah Engineering College University of Wah, Wah Cantt, Pakistan.

Amir Nangyal Dr. Abdul Basit Zeeshan Ullah Samra Kanwal Advance Energy Meter with Tariff Indication theft Dedection and Prepaid System using GSM International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 6 Issue 12 PP. 466-470 December 2019

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