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Electricity Metering Code Still Cutting Edge after Nearly 100 Years

Electricity Metering Code Still Cutting Edge after Nearly 100 Years

This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Gordon Belcher, Chair, ANSI C12 SC1 Subcommittee Paul Orr, Program Manager, NEMA The history of ANSI C12.1 American National Standard for Electric Meters—Code for Electricity Metering parallels that of NEMA, its secretariat. Electrical metering standards were first developed in the U.S. by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C12 Committee in 1910, the same year that Read more […]

Dominica Adopts ANSI C12 Metering Standards, Expands NEMA’s Global Profile

Dominica Adopts ANSI C12 Metering Standards, Expands NEMA’s Global Profile

This piece was originally published in the March 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Paul Orr, Program Manager, NEMA Presently, on the Caribbean Island of Dominica, consumers of electricity are faced with high electricity costs resulting from high fuel-surcharge payments. This has led to high prices of commodities and services produced on the island. In response, Mara Abraham of the Dominica Bureau of Standards (DBOS) informed NEMA that it was tasked with developing Read more […]