28 Sep '12, 9am

An innocent amongst power companies (An Engineer In Wonderland) The nightmare of privatisation

... had to be preceded by several other phone calls as I had not heard of DNOs and had no idea that the incoming main fuse and its all-important earth are no longer owned by the same organisation that owns the meter (the meter operator or 'MOP' as I now know) - although they were both owned by EDF until about a year ago, I was told. What I wonder now is: if the incoming cable end assembly needs changing, and if this involves changing the wires between that and the meter, do both companies have to turn up at the same time to cut their respective seals and undo their respective screws, or does one company have permission to sort out both ends of the cables at once? I ponder this because my electricity meter is also due for attention: it has to be 'recertified', which mostly means replaced. Could someone kill two birds with one stone and do everything in one visit, saving me ...

Full article: http://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/engineer-in-wonder...

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