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52 Pa. Code § 57.251. Purpose.

§ 57.251. Purpose.

 (a)  The purpose of this subchapter is to facilitate the deployment of advanced metering equipment and the associated development of generation services based on these technologies. This subchapter establishes a procedure for identifying and providing for customer selection of qualified advanced meters, meter-related devices or deployment of automatic meter reading network equipment from the EDC while maintaining the safety and reliability of the electric system in this Commonwealth. This subchapter does not require the public to participate in an advanced metering program.

 (b)  This subchapter will not preclude the Commission from approving a restructuring settlement agreement which incorporates advanced meter provisions contrary to the requirements in §  57.255 (relating to EDC responsibilities regard-

    ing advanced metering). If the Commission takes this action, the EDC and EGS shall be exempt from complying with §  57.255(a)—(g) to the extent necessary to comply with the restructuring settlement agreement. However, under all circumstances, the EDC and EGS shall comply with the remaining sections contained within this subchapter including §  57.255(h).

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