Murray and Reb Beck attended the USMA meeting in Fort Worth this week.

The RSW Series, utilizing WaveMax® Technology, will transform the way cities and municipalities light their residential streets, interchanges, and expressways. Customers now have the opportunity to utilize warm color temperatures for their street lighting needs without sacrificing efficiency.


  • Limited Warranty: 10 years
  • Efficacy: up to 127 LPW
  • Lumen Maintenance: Consult Spec Sheet
  • Lumen Output: 3300 – 5000 L
  • Wattage: 30 – 93 W

Please contact us to learn more.

Daniel Beck and Joe Thornton were pleased to attend the AREA show in Montgomery on April 12th.  Joining them were Jason Smolko with Hendrix Aerial Cable and Roger May with Utility Solutions.  Jason set up a spacer cable demo on our table and Roger brought his trailer packed with tools made by Utility Solutions.  Both are American companies and make their products in the USA! It was great seeing old and new friends!

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USI was pleased to attend the Irby-Orlando tent show this week.  Companies represented were Connector Products, Utility Solutions, Inner-tite and Electromark.

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USI was at the City of Tallahassee recently. Chris Oliver with USI was there as well as Roger May from Utility Solutions and John Scherer from Connector Products.

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In the effort of continual commitment to supporting our products and demonstrating to the market our class leading reliability we are excited to announce that the ION7400 Utility Feeder Meter now includes a 10 Year Warranty!  This warranty not only covers all new sales of this industry leading revenue and power quality meter but also includes those already ordered in 2016.

This is a significant enhancement truly demonstrates the extremely low total cost of ownership.

Revenue grade accuracy and power quality monitoring with the highly flexible, compact PowerLogic ION7400 Feeder Meter. Gain visibility to essential operational data.

  • Improve electrical network reliability
  • ANSI C12.20 Class 0.2 revenue metering
  • Seamless integration, faster communications

Please contact your USI salesman for more information.


Southeastern Meter School & Conference

 The Hotel at Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

March 20th – 23rd, 2017

Register By: March 6th, 2017  

18 Professional Development Hours

The 2017Southeastern Meter School and Conference will be held March 20 – 23 at the Hotel at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. The school is sponsored by the Southeastern Meter Technical Association. It is held in cooperation with Utility Technology Association.

The school provides a forum for electric utility meter personnel to discuss metering practices, procedures, new technologies, and common problems with peers and representatives from industry. The school is open to anyone interested and involved in these areas. This years’ school will be another outstanding educational event. Great training and hands on learning opportunities are provided in each of five modules. The modules are tailored to instruct utility professionals at all levels of experience. Attend any class from any module. You pick the class of interest.

The Hotel at Auburn University

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center is centrally located three miles from Interstate 85. The Hotel at Auburn University is situated in a charming university campus environment within easy walking distance to many shops and restaurants in the quaint, historical downtown Auburn, Alabama. Room Rate $134 plus tax before March 6th.

Reservations can be made by phone at (800) 228-2876 or on school website hotel link.


Exhibit Hall Information
The Exhibit Hall will be open Monday, March 20th through Wednesday, March 22nd. Exhibitors wishing to display their products must register for a booth.  Breaks and evening hospitality will be held in the Exhibit Hall.  The cost of the registration includes one table with electric service, free wireless Internet access, two lunches, annual dinner, pre and post electronic participant list, and conference schedule for one individual. A company can purchase a pass for additional exhibitors and additional exhibit tables. Exhibitors need to obtain registration information from the school website.  
Registration Fee

Student $ 395
Student – One Day $ 195
Displaying Exhibitor $ 525
Hosting Exhibitor $ 325
Additional Exhibitor $ 195
Contact Information

Utility Technology Association

Suzanne Powell



Quick Links
Southeastern Meter School & Conference

Agenda & Registration Information
The Hotel at Auburn University

Utility Technology Association


Agenda & Registration Information at


   Keynote Speaker

 Kathy Shaffer

“Technology Architecture Considerations for Smart Grid & Beyond”




Modules to Choose Classes From

Module 100 Fundamental Metering

Module providing instruction in basic metering theory and application. This module will include topics of single and polyphase theory, instrument transformers, meter sockets, and meter form numbers.

Module 200 Advanced Metering

Module on intermediate metering theory and polyphase meter installation. Topics include polyphase applications, reactive metering, troubleshooting with phasors, and pulse metering.

Module 300  Hands On Meter Testing & Safety

Module providing both lecture and laboratory experiences on all aspects of meter testing. Session will include hands on experience in testing everything from simple single phase, polyphase and demand to multifunction meters.

Module 400 Smart Grid, AMI & Emerging Technology

Module to learn applications, trends and utilizing elements of Smart Grid, AMI and emerging technologies. Session will include Metering Technologies, Cybersecurity, Pre-Pay Metering Utility Case Studies, Leveraging AMI Data, Impacts of Solar on Utility Metering, and Communications.

Module 500 Meter Programming
Module providing hands on of programming meters from the metering manufacturers to gain a better understanding of the personal computer and using it for your metering applications. Laptop Provided or bring your own.




Utility Specialists, Inc celebrated its annual Christmas party on Dec 10th 2016.
Merry Christmas to you all!