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Metering I Program

November 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm EST

In direct response to members’ feedback, NEPPA announced a completely revitalized Metering Program in 2020. As the Program continues to evolve, we encourage members and students to provide their honest feedback on the program.

NEPPA’s Metering I Program will be held April 21 – 22, 2021 at the NEPPA Training Center (200 New Estate Road, Littleton, MA 01460).

NEPPA’s Metering I Program is designed to be an introduction to the fundamentals of meter equipment and safety. The Program will introduce how meters are used as an integral part of the distribution system and why their accurate and efficient readings are critical to a utility’s success.

Click here to download the detailed agenda.

Who Should Attend

Metering I is designed for:

New or Transitioning Meter Technicians


Supervisors or Managers transitioning from other departments


NEPPA Training Center

200 New Estate Road

Littleton, MA 01460


Learning Objectives

Demonstrate a foundational/introductory knowledge of meter use, demand and digital vs. analog meters.

Practice hands-on safe installation and removal of a meter

Calculate and demonstrate the safe measurement of electricity

Recognize meter theft, revenue protection controls, and how to safely install service and conduct inspections.

Demonstrate a basic understanding of net metering, demand metering and reverse metering.

Accurately identify faulty equipment and troubleshoot solutions


Students are expected to participate in the new Basic Electricity and Mathematics for Utility Operations course, or have a solid understanding of basic electricity concepts, theory and mathematics.


Registration fees include coffee and lunch each day. If you have any dietary or other restrictions, please note them on your registration.


Members: $875
Non-Members: $1,300



Lodging is not included in your registration fees and must be arranged directly with the hotel. If you need overnight accommodations, please contact any of the following hotels directly and be sure to mention you’re with NEPPA (or the appropriate code/account number) to receive the negotiated rate:

Courtyard by Marriott Littleton King: $155/night + tax; Queen/Queen: $165/night + tax

102 Constitution Avenue, Littleton, MA 01460

(978) 440-5040 – If calling to make your reservation, be sure to mention either NEPPA or Northeast Power

Click here to make your reservation online using the Corporate Rate: BZL *** Due to COVID, please call the hotel directly.


The Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center – $120/night + tax

219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886

(978) 692-8200

Click here to make your reservation online using the Rate Access Code: NEPPA.

SpringHill Suites Devens Common Center – $129/night + tax

27 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434

(978) 772-3030

Click here to make your reservation online using the Group Code: BZL.


Hilton Garden Inn Devens – $129/night + tax

59 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434

(978) 772-0600

Click here to make your reservation online using the Group Code: BZL.


Please contact training@neppa.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.


November 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am EST
November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm EST
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NEPPA Training Center
200 New Estate Rd
Littleton, MA 01460 United States
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