I manage the utilities for a smallish charity. For historic reasons the gas supply is rated 'commercial' so the supplier could not install a smart meter, but they agreed, at no cost to install an Automatic Meter Reader (AMR) that constantly tells the supplier our usage. We can also monitor this on line. Our electricity supply, from Ovo, is rated domestic but is a 3 phase supply which we do not to charge. Ovo engineers have been out and say they cannot fit a smart meter to 3 phase supplies. Though an Internet search indicates such meters are available. I would like Ovo to fit an AMR to avoid having to manually submit readings every month. But can no indications if they do such a thing. Any one any ideas?
Best answer by Tim_OVO
I would like Ovo to fit an AMR to avoid having to manually submit readings every month. But can no indications if they do such a thing. Any one any ideas?
Good question this, @FreePhase - I've asked out on site team for advice.
We don't install automatic meter readers, usually intended for commercial supplies/suppliers.
But your chances of a smart meter isn't over yet - we need to know if all 3 phases on the meter are in use, if they don't need all 3 phases or if each phase is connected to a separate meter therefore acting as a single phase each. We might be able to send out a specialist engineer, but need more info on the meter.
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