Should I rush to get one or wait?
If you believe that you’re likely to monitor your energy usage once you’ve got a smart meter and in-house display, you may be keen to get on, switch and see if you could save. If not, it might be worth waiting for your supplier to contact you.
You’ll also need to live in an area with decent mobile reception given the meter relies on this to transmit the results. Bear in mind the meters rely on mobile reception to transmit the results, so if you struggle for signal your meter may too. But your supplier should be able to advise if this will be an issue.
So if you’re on the lookout for a better deal with smart meters, you might also fancy shopping around to see if you can save money on your tariff. Just enter in a few details or use your current bill and see if you can save.