What is an AMI meter?

AMI stands for Advanced Metering Infrastructure. AMI meters are smart meters that have greater capabilities than traditional meters, including real-time data on electricity usage. These meters also have the ability to read natural gas usage for electric customers who are also customers of Lawrenceville Natural Gas.

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1. What is an AMI meter?
2. What is the purpose of the AMI Project?
3. What is the benefit to the customer for the meter change?
4. What is the benefit to the City of Lawrenceville?
5. Why is real-time usage data beneficial?
6. Can service be connected/disconnected remotely?
7. How will I know when my meter is on the schedule to be replaced?
8. Will I lose power? If so, how long?
9. What if I have a medical issue and need continuous power?
10. Will they change out my meter if I am not at home?
11. Will my billing date change due to the new meter?
12. Will my electricity usage change due to the new meter?
13. Does the new meter connect to my home Wi-Fi?
14. Does the new meter track anything else at my home?
15. What if I do not want the new AMI meter?
16. Where can I find more information about the new AMI meters?
17. What if the Lawrenceville Power employee causes damage to my home during the installation?
18. Do I need to sign paperwork giving permission for the meter change to take place?