Category: Meters

What Are Energy Smart Meters? Should You Have Them?

What Are Energy Smart Meters? Should You Have Them? smart meter disadvantages

Smart meters are next generation meters that send automatic readings to your energy supplier. By 2025, every home in the UK should be offered a smart meter as part of a nationwide roll-out. Here is all the important information you need to know regarding smart meters. What is a smart meter? Smart meters are essentially […]

Which energy companies are doing smart meters?

Which energy companies are doing smart meters?

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Smart meters: the advantages and disadvantages

Smart meters: the advantages and disadvantages smart meter disadvantages

By 2020, all homes and small businesses across Great Britain would have been offered a smart meter. More than 21 million smart meters have already been installed. The rollout hopes to help consumers see exactly how much energy they’re using, and what it’s costing them. It’s likely that you would’ve already been offered a smart […]

Prepayment meter – should you switch?

Prepayment meter – should you switch? Prepayment meter

An estimated 16% of all customers in the UK are currently using prepayment meters, according to the energy regulator Ofgem. Let’s take a look at how they work, how to switch to a credit meter and how to change supplier. What is a prepayment meter? A prepayment meter (also known as ‘token’ or ‘key-card meter’) […]

Meter readings – everything you need to know

Meter readings – everything you need to know meter readings

Meter readings and energy rates are the two most important elements that make up energy bills.  Giving meter readings to your supplier ensure you pay for the correct amount of usage. Without them your supplier will estimate how much energy you’re using.  Energy rates on the other hand are how much your supplier charges for […]