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Energy Theft Detection By Deployment Of SmartMeter

Jainul Aabdeen, Shaktidev Mukherjee, Asif Jameel Ansari


After the studying the limitation of conventional electromechanical and electronics energy meters in terms of detecting power theft , the possibilities of using smart energy meter to handle the cases of power theft will be taken up in this paper.This paper proposes Electrical power theft detection system(smart meter) is used to detect an unauthorized tapping on distribution lines. Implementation area of this system is a distribution network of electrical power supply system. Existing system is not able to identify the exact location of tapping. This system actually finds out on which electrical line there is a tapping.A smart metering system to control electricity theft so an intelligent energy metering system can efficiently control the theft. To improve the quality and reliability of power delivery, so we used the advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) , commonly known as the smart meter which has the capability of detection of energy theft and send the information(message) of electricity theft to the utility through GSM module so with this An SMS alert is triggered and sent to the Utility Company for necessary action.

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