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Old 11-02-2012, 12:38 AM   #16
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Not all the POCO will approve that type of transfer switch.
I was talking about a meter pan that came from the power company.

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Old 11-02-2012, 12:43 AM   #17
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I was talking about a meter pan that came from the power company.
I know what you mean on that one however with my POCO in Wisconsin do not provide the meter pan at all that something the customer have to buy it and they ( POCO ) will make a listing what it is approved and what not.

So again some POCO will provide the meter pan and some don't.

Note: WPS ( Wisconsin Pubic Service ) do not own the meter socket at all.
Simair to the Nxtel and WEngries plus couple other as well.

EDF ( French POCO ) do not provied the meter socket ( pan ) at all either.

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I know what you mean on that one however with my POCO in Wisconsin do not provide the meter pan at all
I know, that's why my original post said "Some power companies offer a meter pan..."


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So again some POCO will provide the meter pan and some don't.
Ummmmm, yeah. I don't know why you would argue this when I said the exact same thing
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I know, that's why my original post said "Some power companies offer a meter pan..."



Ummmmm, yeah. I don't know why you would argue this when I said the exact same thing

Because I am in good mood to do this.,,


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Some power companies offer a meter pan that has a transfer switch and inlet built right in. That is by far the best idea- clean installation, easy, safe, etc. Plug your generator right into the meter pan and throw the switch. It costs a couple hundred, but that is less than the typical interlock kit and inlet installation anyway.
Are these standard pans that can be purchased through a supply house? I will be needing a pan for a new service and this sounds like the perfect solution.

Could you please provide a manufacture or model so I can see if my POCO will approve it.....thanks!

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