Real time monitoring of a prepaid meter
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The Real Time Monitoring System and Notificatication Platform for prepaid meter (yaka meter) allows detection of meter tempering,identifies customers on direct supply and also ascertains the customer power consumption data. This is a new solution to the physical monitoring through hiring a team of contractors. This was achieved by analyzing the losses in electrical power distribution system and existing approaches to meter tamper detection. The circuit was designed and the code was developed. Using python Django, aweb-based database was designed to aid the display of results/data for analysis. With this system in place, it will be possible to monitor the prepaid meter in real time and in case of any discrepancy in the data anemailissent to the utility company operator to take a decisive course of action on the problem/faultarising.