Request for temporary dispensation from meter reverification
Under the provisions of subsection 9(2) of the Electricity and Gas Inspection Act, the President of Measurement Canada has received a request to grant a temporary dispensation from meter reverification. In consideration of this request, interested parties may make representations with regard to the following information, as provided by the applicant.
Énergie NB Power
515 King Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Reason for request
Énergie NB Power is seeking temporary dispensation from meter reverification to assist with the deployment of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for the operation area of the Province of New Brunswick.
Description of meters identified for temporary dispensation
Énergie NB Power is applying for dispensation of the following 59,925 meters, all of which are due for inspection in the calendar year 2021.
- Residential meters under compliance sampling: 56,123
- Commercial meters under compliance sampling: 2,044
- Meters under 100% testing: 1,758
Duration of temporary dispensation
January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2023.
Proposed meter performance assurance program
Énergie NB Power will process all meters as described in the Measurement Accuracy Mitigation Plan to reduce the potential for non-compliance with the requirements of the Electricity and Gas Inspection Act.
Removed meters will be processed as per Measurement Canada requirements and all records prescribed will be maintained by the owner as per subsection 11(2) of the Electricity and Gas Inspection Regulations.
Invitation to submit representations
Interested parties may submit representations with regard to this temporary dispensation request until March 31, 2021.
Senior Program Officer, Electricity
Program Development Directorate
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