I need to upgrade my main electrical switchboard (still has ceramic fuses etc). I also have to upgrade my consumer mains from 6mm to 16mm. The electrician also quoted me for changing the old electric meter to a new smart meter. He said Ausgrid regulations are once there is a new electric panel, he has to change the meter to a new one as well. Is that true? and if so, can I get AGL to install the new smart meter free, rather than pay the electrician to do it? Thanks.
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You can certainly speak to our Digital Metering team to discuss this! They are available on 1300 669 245, Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.30pm (AEST).