Asked by newlearner1 | 27th Nov, 2009, 08:41: PM

Expert Answer:

Neutral wire provides a return path for the current and is kept at zero potential by connecting it to the earth at the power station itself.

Earth wire provides a path for the flow of excess electrons to the ground. Earth wire from the meter is locally earthed in the compound of the house.

Answered by  | 27th Nov, 2009, 11:21: PM

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