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Request for temporary dispensation from meter reverification

2021-02-22

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.

Meter owner

Énergie NB Power
515 King Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 4X1

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.

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.

Benoit Montpetit
Senior Program Officer, Electricity
Program Development Directorate
Email: benoit.montpetit@canada.ca
Telephone: 514-242-4469

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