# Which Electricity Reading Is Day And Night?

## How do you read a 3 phase electric meter?

Each meter is assigned a unique individual serial number, and the first four digits are the meter code followed by a six digit serial number.

These indicate the active voltage presents of each phase.

A, B and C..

## Why is my meter reading so high?

High electricity bills may be due to an electricity meter that is incorrectly recording the amount of electricity you are using, but this is unusual. While there is no simple way you can test whether your meter is accurate, if you are concerned about your meter readings, contact your energy supplier.

## What happens if you don’t submit meter readings?

If you don’t send your supplier regular meter readings, it will create an estimated bills based on what it thinks you have used. This could be more or less than your actual usage, which will lead to you paying the wrong amount and either being in debt or credit to your supplier.

## Why is my economy 7 so expensive?

It depends how much of your electricity you can use at night rather than during the day. Because the daytime rate is higher than normal to balance out the off-peak rate, some people find Economy 7 actually works out more expensive. So do check carefully before you commit to switching.

## How can I fix my electric bill?

To calculate your electric bill, you’ll need to figure the energy usage of each of the appliances and electronic devices in your home….How to Calculate Your Electric BillMultiply the device’s wattage by the number of hours the appliance is used per day.Divide by 1000.Multiply by your kWh rate.

## How do I find my electricity meter?

Your meter will usually be on an outside wall of your house. Meters will generally be located at the point where the power enters your property so look up to see if you can see where the power line comes in from the road. In some apartment and multi-dwelling buildings, meters will be grouped together.

## Which is day and night reading?

The two dials will either be labelled normal and low, or day and night. Read both the same as the single rate meter, but make sure you take the readings between 7am and midnight. Enter the low/night reading in the ‘Electricity (Night/Low)’ box, and the normal/day reading in the ‘Electricity (Day/Normal)’ one.

## Why does my electric meter have 2 readings?

You’ll need to give both readings to your supplier. 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.

To read correctly:Read the dials from left to right.If the pointer is between two numbers, always take the lower number.If the pointer falls between 9 and 0, write down 9.Ignore red dials, ones marked ‘100 per rev’ and the largest dial.

## What does r1 and r2 mean on electric meter?

R1 is your Day reading, and R2 is your Night reading. Write down the numbers on the screen from right to left, including any zeros, and ignoring any numbers after the decimal point.

## How do you read a 2 meter rate?

How do I read my two-rate meter?First press the display test button.Read the low/night rate.Keep pressing the display test button until the normal/day reading appears.Write down both sets of numbers from left to right and any zeros at the beginning.

## What happens when my electricity meter reaches 99999?

Once your meter has reached 99,999, it’ll start recording from zero again.

## How does an electricity meter work?

Electricity meters operate by continuously measuring the instantaneous voltage (volts) and current (amperes) to give energy used (in joules, kilowatt-hours etc.). Meters for smaller services (such as small residential customers) can be connected directly in-line between source and customer.

## Is Rate 1 Night or Day?

The rate number and it’s correlation to day or night depends on how the meter was set up. For example RATE 1 could mean ‘day’ for one meter but ‘night’ for another.