Learn how to read a meter, about estimated reads and Consumers Energy Smart Energy® Program.
The vast majority of our electric customers now have upgraded meters, which send energy use to us daily. These upgraded meters nearly eliminate the need for in-person meter reading and estimated billing.
Interested in how much energy you’re using? With daily updates from your upgraded meter, it’s simple to check your energy use, and compare it to past use.
Natural gas meters have four main dials. Record the numbers from left to right for each dial hand.
Some electric meters have five main dials. Record the numbers from left to right for each dial hand.