Knowing your consumption habits helps you understand what to do in order to save money on your electricity bill. Until a few years ago, we had to wait for the bill to arrive at home and carefully analyse all the items of expenditure. Now the check can be carried out daily thanks to second generation (2G) meters, the new devices that are slowly replacing first generation electronic meters.

Technology has changed many aspects of our lives, simplifying actions that until a decade ago kept us busy for a long time. The new second generation meters are a clear example of how technology helps us in everyday life, thanks to features designed specifically for us. The second generation digital meter provides consumption data every 15 minutes, giving us the opportunity to know energy consumption in real time.

What the 2G meter is and how it works

The second generation smart meter records and updates consumption of kilowatt hours (kWh) every 15 minutes, helping the user to better manage their consumption.

Operating the digital meter is simple. By clicking on the reading button on the meter, some useful information on the supply will appear in sequence on the screen, such as:

  • Customer code;
  • Time slot in progress;
  • Instant power engaged;
  • Withdrawal reading in real time;
  • Reading of the current period (A1, A2, A3, R1, R2, R3);
  • Maximum withdrawal power (P1, P2, P3);
  • Date and time.

The LED lights near the display, on the other hand, are the consumption indicators.

Advantages of the 2G meter

There are many advantages of the new 2G meter, both for end customers and for energy suppliers:

  • Greater awareness of your consumption thanks to the possibility of checking the detail of electricity withdrawals every day, divided by single quarter of an hour;
  • Ability to send data to external devices, thanks to a dedicated communication channel;
  • Possibility of displaying absorbed power in real time at any moment.

ENEL ONE and consumption monitoring thanks to the 2G meter

The ENEL ONE offer takes advantage of the technological and innovative strength of the second generation electronic meter teleletto (2G). Five different plans, with a fixed monthly amount, also including VAT and taxes, based on the chosen plan. And if you do not benefit from all the energy available every month in the plan, the unused one is economically valued within your E-BOX, your digital piggy bank. When you consume less or more than the plan you have chosen, the kWh of difference are economically valued in the E-BOX. At the end of each contractual year or in advance upon reaching a positive/negative amount of at least € 45, or even in the event of withdrawal, termination of the supply or offer change, the E-BOX is monetized with a credit/debit directly on your bill and also viewable on your digital receipt

Thanks to the 2G meter technology, you can monitor your daily consumption directly from your smartphone and if you need more energy change your plan for free. Ask information to Alexa by enabling our Skill or see what are the plans available!