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Pay As You Go smart meters

 

Top up your smart meter balance online or automatically, and get low balance alerts
 

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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.

You can also call 0333 200 5104(1)to book an appointment.

Your smart Pay As You Go meter questions answered

How can I top up my smart Pay As You Go meter?

  • With our mobile appYou can also check your balance, set low balance alerts, auto top-up and view your top-up history

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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.
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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. 
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Who can get a smart Pay As You Go meter?

You'll be able to get a smart Pay As You Go meter installed if you have a prepayment meter and our installers are in your area. Find out if you are eligible in myAccount.

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You can also call 0333 200 5104(1) to see if there are installers in your area.

What's the truth about smart meters?

There are a number of myths out there about smart meters. Check out our myth-busting blog where we separate truth from the myth.

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.

Step 1: Book an appointment

Log into MyAccount to book your smart meter installation on a date and time that suits you best. If you can't find the appointment you want, simply try again the next day.

Step 2: Have your smart meter installed

On the day of your installation appointment our installer will arrive and replace your old meters with a new smart meter. This takes about an hour for each meter.

Step 3: Get to know your in-home display

Our installer will leave you with a user guide. It'll explain how your smart meter and in-home display work.

 

Get smarter with your energy

Log into MyAccount to book your installation appointment.

Can't find an appointment today? Simply come back tomorrow as we update them daily.

You can also call 0333 205 5104(1) to book an appointment.

We're ready to install your smart meter

EDF engineer standing in front of van ready to install a 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.

Save energy at home

Are you looking for some easy ways to help you lower your bills and save energy?

We're here to help. Head over to our blog for tips and advice.