Energy suppliers accused of ‘pestering’ customers over smart meter installations

An investigation by Money Mail alleges some householders have been ‘bombarded’ with calls, emails, letters and texts

New research hub for smart meters to be opened

It aims to supply government and consumers with data and advice on using the technology as well as provide a research base for industry and manufacturers

Indian state granted $310m to boost electricity access

The project involves building new infrastructure as well as supporting smart meters

Claire Perry: Business case for smart meters ‘overwhelmingly positive’

The minister says smart meters ‘will make our lives simpler and easier and our bills more affordable’

Smart meter rollout costs will likely escalate, warns NAO

It says BEIS underestimated the time it would take to implement the infrastructure and technical standards for the second generation of smart meters

Picture of London's Big Ben and Parliament on a misty winter morning.
Energy revolution ‘risks creating two-tier economy’

A new report reveals London and Scotland are pulling ahead in adopting technologies like EVs and smart meters while the North of England and East Midlands lag furthest behind

Smart meter rollout: Energy suppliers ‘fighting losing battle’

Consumer body Which? says they would need to triple the current rate of installing the smart technology to hit 2020 target

Smart meters for blind and partially sighted energy customers

The new in-home displays will feature ‘high-contrast, tactile buttons and speech output’

Gemserv buys consultancies in digital transformation and cybersecurity

The buyout of ASE Consulting and Aprose Risk will help the company strengthen and broaden its services to new markets

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

Smart Energy GB says smart meters will help change this