Meters and meter readings
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How to read an electricity smart meter with two grey buttons
Normally, a smart meter sends us your readings automatically. So please only give us a reading if we've asked you to do this.
If we've asked you for a reading, please take it from the meter itself – not your in-home display. Your meter is usually on a wall or board; your in-home display either plugs into a socket or runs on batteries.
It looks like you have a Honeywell Elster AS302P (SMETS2) smart meter. Follow these steps to read this type of electricity meter:
- Press the bottom grey button to wake up the screen
- Check the screen says 'Cum. Imp. R01'
- Write down the numbers in front of ‘kWh’ – this is your reading
Read the numbers from left to right; ignore any zeroes at the beginning and any numbers after the decimal point.
Need to read your smart gas meter too? Find out how to read your gas smart meter
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