All consumers where Tatapower-ddl has already installed new Electronic Meters are advised to get their wiring checked for Earth Leakage and Intermixing of wiring (phase, neutrals) between two or more metered connections.
Tatapower-ddl would hereinafter check wiring status for any intermixing, earth leakage and connected load, before replacement and installation of new electronic meters and inform consumers the status on the date of checking. It is however essential that the consumers maintain the internal wiring in good and correct condition at all times for their own safety. The Indian Electricity Rules 1956 also require that no electrical installation work (including additions, alternations, repairs and adjustments to existing installation), except replacements of lamps, fans, fuses, switches, low voltage domestic appliances and fitting do not alter the capacity and the character of the installations carried out upon the premises on behalf of any consumer or owner for the purposes of supply, except by qualified personnel. Tatapower-ddl has trained such of the neighborhood electricians who volunteered themselves and the list, contact details of such electricians is placed on Tatapower-ddl web site.
||Yes, With a view to protecting the internal wiring within consumer premises as also for safety of inmates, appliances, Tatapower-ddl recommends use of Earth Leakage Circuit Breakers (ELCB) as main switch immediately after the Meter. This is designed to protect internal wiring as also securitize for all times against any Earth Leakage or Wiring errors, wrong interconnections, leakages that may arise within consumer premises. Use of ELCB's is also statutory for premises with loads equal to above 5 KW.|