Smart meter rollout regains pace

Smart meter installations last month increased by 2% compared to March 2021

British Gas criticised over smart meter display failures

Devices show customers they are using more than £110,000 of gas every hour

Energy-intensive businesses offered government help for soaring electricity bills

The ‘Energy Intensive Industries Compensation Scheme’ will be extended by three years and its support will increase

Half of all energy meters are smart

At the end of 2021, there were 27.8 million smart and advanced meters in UK homes and businesses

Worcester streets shine a light on multi-million-pound energy savings

Worcestershire County Council will spend £6 million on LED conversion of around 20,000 lights

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Significant year-on-year increase in smart meter installations in January

Installations soared by almost a quarter compared to January 2021, latest figures show

Internet energy use to double – ‘but data centres aren’t ready’

Research suggests that data centres are not sustainable enough to deal with online energy demands without emissions targets suffering

Planet Ice partners with Utility Team to crack down on carbon footprint

The ice rink operator has enlisted the energy consultants to become more energy efficient and understand its environmental impact

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DCC network grows over one million smart meters in August

DCC says that is the first time it has added more than one million meters to its network in a single month

Lighting software start-up Shimmer illuminates with $2m in seed funding

It generates minute-by-minute energy consumption models that span up to one million LEDs, reducing energy usage by up to 85% while significantly lowering carbon emissions