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Metering I Program

April 21, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm EDT

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April 21 – 22, 2021 (8:00 am – 3:00 pm) | NEPPA Training Center (Littleton, MA )

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.



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 take NEPPA’s Basic Electricity and Mathematics for Utility Operations course, and/or demonstrate a solid understanding of basic electricity concepts, theory and mathematics through prequalification testing.



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

Members: $895
Non-Members: $1,475



Cancellations are accepted until Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the program.


Thomas (Tom) Succi

Thomas (Tom) Succi

Technical & Safety Trainer

Tom has worked in metering in New England for the past 48 years as a meter technician, instructor, engineer and manager. He has created instructional programs and taught in the region for most of his career and also ran the meter apprentice training for many years at National Grid as a Principal Trainer.

He recently retired as the Supervisor of Meter Test and Engineering at United Illuminating and looks forward to continuing his career as an instructor. Tom holds a BS and an AS in Engineering Technology as well as an advanced certificate in Management from WPI.

Tom and his wife Arlene currently reside in Connecticut.



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.


Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center – $99/night + tax
242 Adams Place
Boxboro, MA 01719
(978) 263-8701

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.


April 21, 2021 @ 8:00 am EDT
April 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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NEPPA Training Center
200 New Estate Rd
Littleton, MA 01460 United States
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