Don’t tamper with your meter

Posted on Aug 07 2022 in Noble REMC

Meter tampering can result in electric shock, is illegal and increases electricity rates for other co-op members.

Never break a meter seal.

Never open a meter base.

Never remove a meter or alter an entrance cable in any manner.

For safety reasons, only Noble REMC personnel are permitted to remove meters from a meter socket. This includes situations where the meter needs to be removed, even if there is a licensed electrician present and even for temporary work to be done. These instances must be scheduled ahead of time with the cooperative.

If Noble REMC finds evidence of meter tampering at a location or receives notice a meter was removed from a socket, it will result in a $100 tampering charge, in addition to the cost of any damages incurred and replacement of the meter.