Now a days internet has revolutionized the world, almost most of the people are having this facility either in home or office. So If there is a technology to monitor the energy meter and billing online the drawback faced by consumer and producer can be reduced significantly.
This is overcome by using VI technology.
Each energy meter can be fit with a Compact Real time reconfigurable IO kit which can be programmed in such a way that it stores all the details of consumer as well as meter readings. This can be connected with the internet. So by online, the consumer can monitor as well as the energy producer can interact with the customer and billing can be done online.