The METER study seeks to understand our uses and enjoyment of electricity. The current lockdown has affected many aspects of energy use. Your participation can help us to learn from these changes and build a sustainable energy system that delivers reliable and affordable electricity for all. Please support this research with some simple recording of your everyday activities.
Check if your postcode is eligible
The button above takes you to a survey with some general questions about your household.
Download the JoyMeter app to record activities
To record having a cup of tea, you select: Home - Food/Drink - Hot drink. Simple.
1) We recommend you stick with it for one day - more is always welcome, but don't let it be a burden
2) You can report as much or as little as you like. Aim to report about 25 activities, including meals, travel and housework
3) It is much harder to record retrospectively. Best to do it at the time.
4) Don't worry whether it is a typical day - every day counts