What is the Zählerstand?

A definition of the term "Zählerstand", in plain English.

The meter reading (Zählerstand) is the number of kilowatts/hour (kWh) on your electricity meter. It looks like this.

When you move to a new address, you must share the meter reading with your electricity company. You must give the meter number (Zählernummer) and the meter reading (Zählerstand).