The number of smart meters installed by large suppliers dipped by 10% in the third quarter of 2018, a further setback for a rollout already over budget and behind schedule. Continue Reading
Almost 1.5 million households in the UK intend to use smart devices to control their entire homes within the next 5 years, according to new research by Policy Expert. Continue Reading
According the charity and awareness group Citizens Advice, the government’s deadline for installing smart meters in all UK households should be extended by another three years from 2020 to 2023. Continue Reading
According to a new report from the British Infrastructure Group of Parliamentarians (BIG), those who use smart meters are expected to save just £11 on annual electricity bills – significantly less than was initially thought. Continue Reading
The government has awarded £8.8 million to fund nine proposals aimed at helping SMEs increase energy efficiency and trim costs through the use of smart meter technologies. Continue Reading
A survey undertaken by Smart Energy GB, the company behind promotion of the smart meter rollout, has found that people who have had a smart meter for over two years have a better understanding of how to save energy at home. Continue Reading
Centrica, British Gas’ Spanish parent company, has announced that it will be launching a new unit dedicated to the funding and ‘incubating’ of energy related tech start-ups.
The company behind the smart meter rollout in the UK, Smart Energy GB, has published its latest Smart Energy Outlook report, showing that a large majority of customers with smart meters would recommend them to others.
Major energy supplier British Gas has announced that it will be offering eight hours of free electricity at weekends to nearly two and a half million of its customers.