An electricity meter, electric meter, electrical meter, or energy meter is a device that measures the amount of electric energy consumed by a residence, a business, or an electrically powered device
use electric meters installed at customers’ premises to measure electric energy delivered to their customers for billing purposes. They are typically calibrated in billing units
What is a standard electric meter?
Standard meters are the most common type of meter in the UK. Standard meters usually measure your electricity consumption in terms of kWh or kilowatt-hours (this is the number of units of energy you use in one hour). These meters usually present a reading in numbers.