# What is the reading of kwh?

## What is the reading of kwh?

A kilowatt equals 1,000 watts – a unit used to measure the electricity required to power electrical devices. For example, if an electric clothes dryer requires 5,000 watts, this equals 5 kilowatts. Kilowatt-hour (kWh): The standard unit of measure used to determine the amount of electricity a customer uses.

## Why is my electric meter blinking?

If the LCD screen is flashing various numbers, letters, and symbols, then the meter has electricity supplied TO THE METER. So, if you see the letters “OPN” — the electricity is OFF. There is NO power being supplied PAST the meter.

Is Elster AS300P a smart meter?

Prospectus, March 2011 ▪ Code of Practice 10 ▪ SSWG data format The AS300P forms an integral part of Elster’s AMI solution that manages data from Smart Electricity, Gas and Water meters. The product is focused on the UK requirements and therefore matches the existing requirements of advanced metering.

### Can I read my own water meter?

To read a water meter in gallons, take note of the number at the bottom of your water meter. The meter above is an analog meter that reads: 302152 gallons. Some analog water meters read water usage in cubic feet, instead of gallons, and incorporate a decimal point, reading like an odometer in a car.

### How do you know if your electric meter is faulty?

If you have a credit meter

1. If the meter stops, turn on 1 appliance at a time and check the meter.
2. If the meter is still moving, it’s probably faulty.
3. If it’s faulty, your supplier should replace it.
4. If it’s not faulty, you could have to pay for the cost of the test.

Why do I have 2 electric meters?

If you get cheaper electricity at certain times, you might have a two rate (or ‘dual-rate’) meter. This means it will have 2 rows of numbers. The top row (labelled ‘low’ or ‘night’) shows how many units of cheaper electricity you’ve used.

## Why is my smart meter light red?

It’s completely normal for there to be a flashing red light on your meter. In fact, the light shows that energy is being used – and sometimes it will flash faster if there is more energy being used.