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Hiccups in Mercury meter replacement program

posted Jul 1, 2011, 12:42 AM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Jul 1, 2011, 12:45 AM ]
"Some Auckland property owners haven't let Mercury Energy replace their old power meters and there are claims that doing so can increase bills

Mercury Energy has been trying to update over 300,000 aging residential and commercial meters across Auckland for the past three years, but not all power users are keen on the upgrade.

The company said so far 240,000 Aucklanders have received replacement meters but a ''small number'' of customers had either refused or failed ot get back to them"