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Glossary for power and gas utilities in Italian
Our glossary for power and gas utilities in Italian

If you are confused and documents are only Italian here it is a quick guide to help you!

  • ARERA - a.k.a. the Authority, the Italian regulatory body in charge of the electricity and gas sector, and the water distribution services
  • Allacciamento: the connection of power and gas network to your house to install a new meter
  • Autolettura: self-reading of the meter 
  • Assicurazione casa: home insurance
  • Assistenza: assistance
  • Bolletta: bill
  • Caldaia: boiler
  • Revisione Caldaia: Boiler maintenance
  • Cambio: the switch of your energy supplier
  • Codice Fiscale: tax-id code
  • Contatore: the meter
  • Contatore Moroso: meter blocked for late payment
  • Copertura: coverage  
  • Distributore: the distribution network operator
  • Elettrodomestici: household appliances 
  • Energia rinnovabile: renewable energy 
  • Fibra: optical fiber internet connection
  • Fornitore: supplier/ provider
  • POD:  an easy one, it's English! Point Of Delivery, i.e the identification code of your energy meter
  • PDR:  redelivery point. i.e. the identification number of your gas meter
  • Tariffe: pricing applicated to the power/gas supply
  • Voltaggio: voltage
  • Voltura: operation useful to change the name of the account holder

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