British Gas to roll out first next gen smart meter

New next generation smart meters are to be rolled out to British Gas customers next year following a small-scale trial this summer. The new SMETS2 meters will be capable of understanding the fluctuations in the supply and demand as well as integrating solar power, batteries and electric vehicle charging to help balance the grid. While […]

British Gas awards £600m smart meters contract

British Gas has awarded a smart meters contract to a Swiss firm worth £600 million, believed to be the single biggest order for the technology. The agreement means Landis+Gyr, a Swiss metering company bought in 2011 by Toshiba will supply British Gas with the majority of the 16 million gas and electricity meters in UK […]