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Smart Meters

Save like a pro

22 May 2021

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Why should you care about smart meters?

Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters. They are being installed in homes across Great Britain at no extra cost, to replace the traditional meters including prepay key meters, most of us currently have ticking away under the stairs, or outside our homes.

The partnership between the EFL and Smart Energy is encouraging people to request a smart meter and save on their energy bills.

Low energy recipes

Your oven and other kitchen appliances can be big energy eaters. A smart meter will show you just how hungry they are.

Our recipes help you get creative in the kitchen and cut your energy use at the same time. Perfect for grabbing some grub during half-time, while still making those savings (they’re not just for goalkeepers).

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How football fans can save energy at home

You need your head in the game when catching a match – not distracted with worries about your energy bills. So, we’ve put together our favourite quick and easy tops to make your home more energy efficient, and save some cash in the process.

Just a few small changes could save you over £160 a year.

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How can smart meters help?

A smart meter can help you with your household budgeting. The in-home display that comes with your smart meter, shows you in near real-time the amount of energy you use in pounds and pence. Letting you to keep a closer eye on your energy spending habits.

How have smart meters helped people across Great Britain?

Sarah lives in a rented house with her two children. She has a smart meter in prepay mode. Since having a smart meter, she has saved her family around £20 a month by monitoring her energy usage on her in-home display, and making changes around her home from this.

Delyth is a single-mum and lives with her son in Cardiff; her smart meter has encouraged her to switch her energy tariff and ensure her bill is always in budget.

Elspeth, from Drumchapel, near Glasgow, uses smart prepay to keep control of her energy usage. Having a smart meter has made it so much easier for her and her husband to see exactly what they’re using in near real time and in pounds and pence.






Please note:

  • Eligibility of smart meters may vary.
  • Consumer action required to obtain cost savings and budgeting benefits of smart meters.

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