Britain’s smart meter network hits 10 million milestone

The roll out is estimated to prevent the release of up to 275,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year

Coronavirus delays smart meter rollout as installations suspended

Energy UK has announced the Coronavirus pandemic has prompted its members to halt ‘all non-essential field-based activities’

There’s a missing piece from the UK’s environmental efforts…

…and Smart Energy GB says it’s energy efficiency

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Meeting climate goals ‘will be slow, hard and costly without smart meters’

Smart Energy GB says the devices are an essential part of a flexible, decentralised and decarbonised energy system

Time-of-use tariff
Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of time-of-use tariffs’

Smart Energy GB says most customers would be keen to sign up to time-of-use deals if they could save money or help the environment

Editorial – not that smart the trouble with our rollout

How can smart meter rollout ever hit the 2020 deadline when we haven’t got the logistics anywhere near correct?

Half of Brits ‘aren’t making regular efforts to reduce energy use’

Smart Energy GB says smart meters will help change this

Smart meter rollout to be reviewed

  The rollout of smart meters across millions of British households is to reviewed by the government spending watchdog. The National Audit Office (NAO) says it will investigate whether the planned £11 billion rollout will save customers money and look at whether the government is on track to achieve its target deadline of 2020. Some […]

Wisley’s Christmas lights smarten up this season

  The Christmas lights at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) gardens in Wisley will be connected to smart meters this festive season. Smart Energy GB has teamed up with the RHS to install a series of interactive lights, allowing visitors walking the trail to switch on lights in trees, around sculptures and above lakes, while […]

Smart meters see 86% of people change energy behaviour

Around 86% of people with a smart meter installed make significant changes to their energy saving behaviour. That’s the conclusion from Smart Energy GB, which surveyed 2,332 people’s energy attitudes and usage before and after upgrading to a smart meter – there are now more than 7.7 million across the UK. It found in most […]