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AMR PILOT

PROJECT
FOR ALABAMA POWER
COMPANY
EQUIPMENT
AMR TECHNOLOGY FCC
PROTECTED RADIO SPECTRUM
METER TRANSCEIVER TECHNOLOGY
(AMDS)


METER PROVIDERS SENSUS AND
ELSTER


INSTALLATION
50,000 METERS SET
45,000 RESIDENTIAL
5,000 COMMERCIAL

A COMBINATION OF CONTRACTOR
AND COMPANY PERSONNEL
BENEFITS REALIZED
REDUCED MONTHLY METER READING
COSTS
OFF CYCLE OR SERVICE ORDER
READS
ACCURACY
REVENUE ENHANCEMENT
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
ALTERNATE PRICING PROJECT

FUTURE BENEFITS

POWER OUTAGE AND RESTORAL
NOTIFICATION

BILLED AND UNBILLED INCOME
REPORTING

VOLTAGE INFORMATION

DISCUSSION

TO READ ONE MONTH IN THE FIELD
OR NOT?
ELECTRICIAN COSTS?
NOTIFICATION TO CUSTOMER?
INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS?

PROBLEMS
METER COMMUNICATION FAILURE

SOCKET DAMAGE

KEEPING THE TERRITORY AS AMR

NEW FLOW OF DATA