Study of Electronic Energy Meter Performance Under Harmonics Current Condition

  • Syafrudin MasriEmail author
  • M. D. Khairunaz
  • M. N. Mamat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 547)


This paper presents the experimental results on the effect of total current harmonic distortion (THDi) on the deviation readings of a residential customer’s digital energy meter (kWh). Experimental results were in accordance to theoretical analyses. Electrical energy measurement results are obtained under harmonic current wave conditions based on IEEE-159 std recommendations. The study focused on how the percentage THDi from non-linear load influence to EDS2560 and Fluke-43B electronic energy meters (kWh) reading performances, while the voltage supply constant and sinusoidal without harmonics content. Both electronic energy meters show good measurements under the linear load condition and they have significant deviation on high percentage THDi.


Electronic energy meter (kWh energy) Non-linear load Harmonics current distortion (THDi


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Syafrudin Masri
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. D. Khairunaz
    • 1
  • M. N. Mamat
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electric and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia (USMNibong TebalMalaysia

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