Vectren to install Automated Meters

It’ll take a year and a half to go to an automatic meter reading system…

 

 

 

Vectren Energy has launched an 18-month plan to install Automated Meter Reading devices throughout its southwestern Indiana service territory. Crews working for Vectren will soon begin installing Encoder Receiver Transmitters on meters in Bruceville, Decker, Oaktown and Vincennes. The devices will enable Vectren to efficiently obtain actual reads by driving routes, rather than walking them. It will also eliminate issues such as weather, meter reader turnover, animals and locked gates from obtaining actual reads. The majority of existing meters will be quickly retrofitted to house the new technology. If inside-home access or a complete meter change out is required, customers will be contacted by a Vectren representative prior to the start of the required work.