Posts Tagged "Iberdrola"

Iberdrola insist on plastic meter cupboards

Iberdrola insist on plastic meter cupboards

By on Jul 29, 2015 in Iberdrola | 0 comments

IF YOUR electric meter is housed in one of these metal boxes … Iberdrola may require you change it to the approved plastic type … When arranging a new electricity contract, e.g. upgrading the power supply, Iberdrola may insist on changing the old style metal CGP (Caja de General Protección) to the newer style plastic box. Metal meter boxes are obsolete...

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Iberdrola foils illegal upgrades with new Smart Meters

Iberdrola foils illegal upgrades with new Smart Meters

By on Jul 16, 2015 in Smart Meter | 0 comments

As the temperature rises during the hot Spanish summer months the air con gets cranked up and power consumption increases. This can cause power cuts for property owners who have illegally upgraded their electricity supply. Why? Iberdrola are replacing all the traditional mechanical meters with Smart Meters. These new digital meters are fitted with a kill switch...

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Power cuts caused by new Smart Meters will be a major concern in coming months

Power cuts caused by new Smart Meters will be a major concern in coming months

By on Jul 27, 2014 in Smart Meter | 8 comments

SPARKS RECENTLY had an emergency call out from a client who had suddenly experienced a power cut in their holiday home on an urbanisación in Torre-La Mata. He had checked his consumer unit and discovered everything was switched on. Then he contacted Iberdrola to check the status on his account, to be told that it was perfectly in order. Iberdrola suggested...

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A Day in the Life of Sparks #2: Underground Cable Fault + Repair

A Day in the Life of Sparks #2: Underground Cable Fault + Repair

By on Feb 1, 2014 in Iberdrola | 0 comments

UNDERGROUND CABLE faults are generally the result of damage caused to a cable either during the installation or from excavation by workmen or mechanical diggers. Damage caused by a digger was the case in a recent job to trace a mains supply cable fault that had resulted in the loss of the electricity supply to a customer’s property in Callosa. As was discovered,...

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More Smart Meter concerns

More Smart Meter concerns

By on Sep 15, 2013 in Smart Meter | 1 comment

NEW GENERATION Smart Meters are being fitted to every home in Spain. A Royal Decree has declared all consumers contracted with less than 15 kW must have one by the end of 2018. Traditional electricity meters will soon be a thing of past.  A Smart Meter records power consumption and communicates that information to a monitoring station for management and billing...

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