Innovative software to support smart meter rollout

A software company has won a contract to support the UK’s smart meter rollout. IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced it will assist National Grid’s new smart meter business, National Grid Smart, with its ‘IFS Applications 9’ software. National Grid Smart offers a fully-managed smart meter service to energy suppliers, with services ranging from asset financing […]

Single carbon price 'should replace green policies’

The UK Government should scrap its range of green levies and replace them with a “single and consistent” carbon price to achieve carbon reduction targets and tackle climate change. That’s the suggestion from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), which claims the vast number of “complex, incoherent and less effective” Government policies aimed at reducing […]