Pay As You Go smart meters
Top up your smart meter balance online or automatically, and get low balance alerts
What is a smart Pay As You Go top up meter?
If you have a traditional prepayment meter, you can choose to upgrade it to a smart meter, which means you can;
- top up anywhere and set up auto-top-ups
- set budgets
- set up low-balance alerts
Alternatively, if you have a smart meter installed and prefer to switch to Pay As You Go as your payment method, you can do this.
Why get a smart Pay As You Go meter?
There are three reasons to get a top up smart meter:
1. Top up anywhere
Top up whenever you need to and set up auto-top ups to make sure you never run out credit.
2. Low balance alerts
Set up alerts so that when your balance drops to £5 you'll get a text or email reminder to top up.
3. Budget more easily
See where you use energy in your home and make small changes to help you manage your budget.
Ready to get a smart Pay As You Go meter?
Log into MyAccount to book your installation appointment.
Can't find an appointment today? Simply come back tomorrow as we update them daily.
Your smart Pay As You Go meter questions answered
Can I get reminders to top up?
You can get text or email reminders to top up by setting up low balance alerts at £5, or another amount you choose. Set up low balance alerts in MyAccount or in the app.
What if I run out of credit or can't top up?
There are some different options if you are running out of credit or can't top up, we are here to help.
Head over to our help centre to find out what we can do for you.
How can I set up automatic top-ups?
Set up auto top-ups in MyAccount or in our App
You can choose when you want to top up your meter and by how much. We’ll take the payments automatically from your chosen debit or credit card.
Who can get a smart Pay As You Go meter?
How to get a smart Pay As You Go meter
Enjoy all the benefits of a smart Pay As You Go meter in three easy steps.
We're ready to install your smart meter
The engineer will need to come into your home to complete safety checks, even if your meter is outside.
If anyone in your home develops coronavirus symptoms before, or on the day of the appointment, please reschedule for a later date.
If you have any concerns, please raise this with us when you book your appointment.
Already have a smart Pay As You Go meter?
Get to know your smart meter
Have you had a smart meter installed recently? Or maybe you're looking for tips to get the most out of your in-home display?
Follow our user guides to find out everything you need to know.