Your smart meter display

This smart meter display will give you greater awareness and influence over the amount of energy you consume in your home. It’s directly linked to your smart meter and receives information from it based on your usage. This information is displayed clearly on the display, so you can get a much more detailed picture of your energy habits. The display shows you the following:

  • Current electricity usage & cost in real time (every 15 seconds)(1)
  • Historic electricity usage and cost
  • Historic gas(2) usage and cost – where applicable (updated every 30 minutes)
  • Indication of CO2 emissions
  • Current tariff information

Based on how much energy you’re consuming, the monitor gives you an indication of what this is costing you – both from a financial perspective and an environmental one.

With this information at your fingertips, you can manage your home energy better and live in a more sustainable way. This page tells you how the smart meter display works and contains important safety and operating instructions. Please read it carefully before using your smart meter display, or download our PDF guide.

How to use your smart meter display

The smart meter display uses the light bulb symbol to identify when the information on display is relevant to electricity usage and the flame symbol for gas usage. The default screen provides an instant display of your electricity usage.

As a quick way to monitor how much power is being used around the home, the smart meter display has a traffic light system of visual indicators beneath the display; where green represents lower usage, whereas red indicates a higher usage. These are described in more detail below:

Green: Current electricity usage is below 1kW

Orange: Current electricity usage is between 1kW and 2.2kW

Red: Current electricity usage is over 2.2 kW