They’ll automatically send us your meter readings, so you don’t have to. Smart meters also come with a smart energy monitor that shows you how much energy you’re using in pounds and pence, instantly. And you'll be able to log on to our interactive online tool for a breakdown of your usage.
We are trialling smart meters for Pay As You Go customers. With Smart Pay As You Go, you can top up anywhere using our App, online or over the phone and view your balance on your handy smart energy monitor.
Smart meters will make it easier for homes around the country to save energy. Plus they can help us be more energy efficient in the way we generate power. And you can get upgraded to smart meters for free.
Be in control of how much energy you’re using. See how much it costs to boil the kettle and do the weekly wash.
Never have to read your meter again – smart meters automatically send meter readings to us.
Expect accurate bills every time – no more estimated ones.
Understand your usage better than ever before with our interactive online tool.
Everyone will be offered smart meters by 2020.
We’re rolling out smart meters now – but with about ten million customers, we can’t fit them in one go.
You can use our quick questionnaire to check if you're eligible to get smart meters now. But don't worry, if you're not you can join the waiting list and we'll contact you as soon as we can fit your smart meters.
All we ask is that you have both your gas and electricity with us. If you don't it's easy to switch to us.
Your smart meter appointment.
On the day:
You’ll be able to start making savings straightaway – that’s all there is to it.
Smart meters come with a smart energy monitor to keep an eye on your spending and energy use
Traffic lights indicate how much electricity you're using and a flame tells you about your gas usage, so you can react instantly. It can be put anywhere around your home. You choose where.
See your energy differently
Smart meters take accurate meter readings of your energy usage every half hour, daily or once a month. It’s up to you.
These readings are automatically sent to British Gas using wireless technology similar to a mobile phone.
You'll receive an accurate energy bill without having to submit meter readings.
You can view your usage on your smart energy monitor and in more detail online with our interactive tool.
Our interactive online tool gives you a unique insight into your energy use.
You'll be able to:
And, the more you tell us about your home, the more personalised the tips and advice you get will be.