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Your Meter

VVEC utilizes Two-Way Automated Communication System (TWACS) meters. 

The meters operate by sending a signal over existing power lines to the co-op. They do not utilize cell phone towers or radio frequencies. They collect readings on your electric usage and send them in to us on an hourly basis, providing low-cost, highly-reliable, two-way communication.

In addition to collecting and submitting information on your electric usage, the TWACS meters allow:

  • VVEC personnel to detect and verify outages, map outage locations, and poll meters to make sure service has been restored following an outage;
  • us to monitor voltage and blinking lights, and plot trouble areas;
  • us to detect meter tampering;
  • us to gather information on an account's electric consumption;
  • VVEC personnel the ability to connect and disconnect meters from the office;
  • you to pre-pay for electricity.​

​The state-of-the-art TWACS meters allow us to offer you a great many advantages now and in the future. 


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