Smart meters measure how much gas and electricity you’re using and what it’s costing you. It shows this information on a small, in-home digital display. The smart meter automatically sends the reading to your energy supplier at least once a month, meaning you receive accurate, not estimated, bills. It also means you don't have to submit meter readings. Smart meters put you in control of your energy use, allowing you to make energy efficient decisions that can help save you money.
How can I get a smart meter? Everyone will be offered the opportunity to upgrade to a smart meter by their energy supplier. The smart meter is completely free and are provided and fitted by your energy supplier at no extra cost.