Refusing smart meters ‘could soon become very expensive’ for households

Climate Change Minister Lord Duncan told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee that people who stop a smart meter being installed could be hit by “very high” bills

Government considers extending smart meter deadline to 2024

The move would give suppliers until 2024 to install the devices in 30 million homes and businesses across the UK

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Is your smart meter actually ‘smart’?

New research reveals some energy companies are still rolling out outdated smart meters that fail to work when consumers move to a different supplier

Government warms up for major heat pump trial

BEIS is seeking bids for around £16.5m of contracts for the management and delivery of the demonstration project

Energy supplier BES Utilities buys smart meter company

All 80 employees from Access Install will join the energy firm’s new metering services division

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One million second gen smart meters connected to Britain’s network

Up to 20 smart meters are being installed every minute of the day

SSE pays £700k after missing gas smart meter target

The Big Six supplier met its 2018 target in February this year

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‘2020 target for smart meter rollout will not be met’

That’s the damning verdict from Rachel Reeves, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee

Large supplier smart meter installations down 10% in Q3

These companies fitted 495,400 gas and 632,600 electricity smart meters over the period

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Ofgem approves funding for industry-led EV grid tests

The Optimise Prime project aims to assess how low carbon cars will interact with and affect the UK’s power grid