Shell partners with Innowatts for AI-powered demand forecasting

It will use the latter company’s platform to provide additional insights into its customers’ carbon footprints to help them meet their sustainability goals

Drax helps launch new smart meters to help businesses gain greater control over energy use

The energy giant is working with the Data Communications Company, smart meter manufacturer EDMI and software company Utiligroup to develop new smart meters for business customers

EIB backs energy efficiency of Ukrainian public buildings with €300m loan

More than two million Ukrainians are expected to benefit from the programme

Smart meter
Around 13.8 million smart and advanced meters in use across UK

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recorded an 8% rise in deployment during the fourth quarter of 2018

Three-quarters of smart meter owners recommend one

The equivalent of 6.3 million people across the UK are happy with their device

Time extended for Brits to test water meters benefits

Nine water companies are offering householders a longer trial period to test the benefits of installing water meters. They are extending the previous one-year trial period given to customers. Millions of households have two years to try the technology and see whether it can help them save money, said the Consumer Council for Water (CCW). […]

Firms could be paying ‘significantly more’ for P272

Businesses are being urged to shop around to find the best deal to comply with the P272 legislation. It is a mandatory industry change that affects more than 100,000 businesses in the UK and is aimed at ensuring accurate billing. The legislation affects those organisations with meters in the 05 to 08 profile class, which […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – MOPping up the benefits of settlement change

You’ve probably heard rumblings recently about a new ruling called P272. Not a particularly snappy title is it? Well, whilst it may not have been given a very meaningful name, it’s a ruling that will affect around 160,000 business meters and could have some significant cost implications, so it’s important to get to grips with […]

Labour says ‘self-disconnections leave thousands in the cold'

Labour yesterday attacked the Big Six for disconnecting tens of thousands of customers “by the back door”. Representatives of the suppliers however claimed they did not disconnect customers over the winter months while appearing before the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee back in November. But Labour said the release of written responses of the […]

Efficiency tech firm’s revenue doubles

A technology firm which specialises in an energy monitoring device for homes and businesses says its revenue has more than doubled in the last year. Scottish firm Ewgeco announced today revenue has leapt from from £350,000 in 2011/12 to £750,000 at the end of April 2013. The news suggests keeping an eye on energy use […]