Smart Meters

A Smart Meters is a gas or electricity meter that sends your meter readings electronically to your utility supplier using a wireless network. This means you will no longer have to read your own meter or wait in for a meter reader.
You get a proper picture of how much energy you’re using, this allows you to adopt energy efficiency measures that can help save money on your energy bills.
Smart Meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters, they have a communication capability that allows this data to be displayed wirelessly on a device inside your home, called a smart energy display. This display is the most visible part of the smart metering system and provides up-to-date real-time information on gas and electricity use in pounds and pence, as well as units of energy.
Smart Meters provide you with accurate and real-time information about your energy use, enabling you to make informed decisions about your energy behaviour.
You'll be able to view your historic energy use and set targets for the future.
You can see when you're using the most energy and how much it's costing so you can adapt your energy use.
Smart Meters reduce the need to estimate your bills, and you are billed you for what you've actually used.
Smart Meters don’t directly reduce your bill. But they can give you lots of information to help you reduce your costs.