A smart meter is a replacement of the traditional analog meters used for storing electrical usage data in homes or offices. They are a form of smart grid, also known as digital meters.
The efficiency of a digital meter in transmitting energy consumption data is much better than the analog meters and is done on a more frequent schedule.
Through smart meters, you will be able to keep an eye on your energy consumption more effectively, helping you to make more informed choices. Smart meters record energy usage approximately every hour.
There are various smart meters available that alert you utility of a power outage. Some of the benefits of a smart meter are listed below:
- Customizable energy consumption control
- Enhanced energy management
- Easier to monitor meter readings
- Reduces the number of blackouts