Smart Meter FAQ

  • What are smart meters?
  • Why is SDG&E installing smart meters?
  • Who's receiving smart meters?
  • How do I read my electric smart meter?
  • How do you know that the billing usage data being sent wirelessly is actually my data and does not belong to my neighbor?
  • At what frequency does the smart meter operate and will it interfere with other wireless devices in my home?
  • Is the smart meter network secure?
  • How do I know smart meters measure accurately?
  • How does the Radio Frequency from the Smart meter compare to appliances in my home or other activities?
  • Can I purchase and install or remove my own meter?
  • What does the reset button on the front of the electric meter do? What will happen if I push it?