To find out how to read your meter, first choose your meter type from the list below. If you're not sure, most people have a Standard (24 Hour) or Day/Night meter so these would be good places to start.
Standard meters are the most common, and have one row of numbers.
E.g., The reading for this meter is 05812.
If you have a dial/clock meter it will have six dials. To take your meter reading, you'll need to read the five dials on the top row.
E.g., The reading for this meter is 12343.
Economy 7 (Day/Night) Meters have two rows of numbers to separately record the electricity you use during both day and night. These rows may be labelled as Day and Night, 1/I (Night) and 2/II (Day) or Low (Night) and Normal (Day).
E.g., The day reading for this meter is 12763, and the
night reading is 07759.
Digital meters have an electronic display which changes automatically. You may also have a blue button which allows you to scroll through the screens.
Contact our Customer Service team if your meter doesn't match any of the ones above.
If your meter box is locked, you can request a meter key online by sending us your email address and SSE Airtricity account number. Once we receive your details we'll send you a free meter key within 7 days.