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How do I read my Electricity Digital Display meter? (VIC)

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‎03-06-2019 10:50 AM

Note: This article refers to digital meters. For other types of gas and electricity meters, such as clock dial meters, take a look at our guide on How to read your gas & electricity meter.

 

If you live in VIC, you’ll have one of the meters pictured below installed. Have a look to see which one is yours. For NSW, QLD or SA please see our FAQ for Digital Meters.

 

 

Type 1

Electricity Digital Display meter - Type 1.jpg
1. Confirm this meter’s serial number is the same as the one on your last invoice, the AGL App or My Account.

  1. Press the ‘display’ button to show the reading options on the screen. You might need to press it more than once to cycle to the correct display.
  2. If available, check the configuration reference guide on the meter to determine which display you’ll need to read.
  3. Record your usage for Peak, Off-peak (If applicable) and Solar (If applicable), including all leading zeros.

 

Note: The screen above shows ‘03’ in small digits. This means it’s on screen number 3, which displays the total kWh used. Do not include these numbers in your read. Do not press the ‘Boost’ button.

 

Reading for this digital electricity screen is: 86798

 

Type 2

Electricity Digital Display meter - Type 2.jpg

  1. Confirm this meter’s serial number is the same as the one on your last invoice, the AGL App or My Account.
  2. Press the ‘display’ button to show the reading options on the screen.
  3. Record your usage for Peak, Off-peak (If applicable). and Solar (If applicable), including all leading zeros.

Note: If you have more than one register, keep pressing ‘display’ to show the other registers. You can check your last invoice, AGL App or My Account to confirm how many registers you have.

 

Reading for this digital electricity screen is: 03351

 

Type 3

Electricity Digital Display meter - Type 3.jpg

  1. Confirm this meter’s serial number is the same as the one on your last invoice, the AGL App or My Account.
  2. Record your usage for Peak, Off-peak (If applicable) and Solar (If applicable) including all leading zeros.

Note: If you have more than one register, the screen will automatically scroll. You can check your last invoice, AGL App or My Account to confirm how many registers you have.

Reading for this digital electricity screen is: 0001848

Type 4
Electricity Digital Display meter - Type 4.jpg
1. Confirm this meter’s serial number is the same as the one on your last invoice, the AGL App or My Account.

2. Record your usage for Peak, Off-peak (If applicable) and Solar (If applicable) including all leading zeros.

Note: If you have more than one register, the screen will automatically scroll. You can check your last invoice, AGL App or My Account to confirm how many registers you have.

Reading for this digital electricity screen is: 001202

Type 5

Electricity Digital Display meter - Type 5.jpg
1. Confirm this meter’s serial number is the same as the one on your last invoice, the AGL App or My Account.

2. Record your usage for Peak, Off-peak (If applicable). and Solar (If applicable), including all leading zeros.

Note: If you have more than one register, the screen will automatically scroll. You can check your last invoice, AGL App or My Account to confirm how many registers you have.

Reading for this digital electricity screen is: 002282

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