Smart meters

Advice on whether smart meters are associated with health effects

Smart meters measure electricity usage and communicate this information back to the supplier using short bursts of radio waves or low level radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic energy (EME).

There is no established scientific evidence that the low level RF EME exposure from smart meters causes any health effects.

Frequently asked questions

Fact sheets

The following fact sheet provides information on issues relating to smart meters and health:

Links to key reports and assessments