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Ofgem threatens Avro Energy with new customers ban

The supplier has failed to become a Data Communications Company user to help drive the installation of next generation SMETS2 smart meters

Ofgem: Innovation should shape future energy market

Innovators say the current system of regulation, which includes industry codes, ‘is standing in the way’

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Smart meter revolution ‘could save engaged consumers hundreds of pounds’

New research from Delta-ee and Smart Energy GB suggests smart metering could prove as disruptive as Netflix and Spotify

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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

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Majority of smart meter owners ‘unaware first-gen devices could fail’

Compare The Market says many SMETS1 devices could stop working properly if users change energy supplier

Competition watchdog launches review into prepayment meter cap

It will use information on the progress of the smart meter rollout to determine whether the prepayment price cap would need to be revoked early or extended

Plans for large-scale smart meter rollout across Ireland

A Siemens-Kamstrup consortium is to help deliver the solution for energy supplier ESB Networks

Government seeks views on improving business smart meter benefits

The rollout is expected to help businesses save around £1.4bn on energy by 2030

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