Octopus launches loyalty scheme

Octopus Energy has launched a rewards scheme enabling smart meter customers to earn ‘Octopoints’ by participating in demand flexibility programmes

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September’s smart meter installations hold firm

New data shows that electricity smart meter installations in Britain remained consistent in September, recording 202,000 new installations

Brits’ top concern with smart meters unveiled

Data privacy concerns rank as the primary worry among Brits when it comes to smart meters, according to a new survey

Smart meter mania sweeps UK: Record high installations

The UK experienced a record-breaking month for electricity smart meter installations in August, according to a report

Smart meter stress: One-third of users locked in daily checks

A fifth of users who hold unfavourable views about their smart meters acknowledge that it heightens their anxiety regarding energy usage, according to a new survey

Ofgem requests information on RTS meter replacement plans

The energy regulator has requested information from energy suppliers on their plans to replace Radio Teleswitch meters as part of the ongoing transition to smart meters

UK smart meter installations dip by 7%

Nearly 834,500 meters have been installed by large energy suppliers in the second quarter

UK’s lack of flexibility equals demand for four gas power stations

A new report champions the power of smart meters and flexible energy usage, projecting potential savings of £14.1 billion in 2040 for consumers

“Billion-pound energy savings through off-peak electricity use”

Time-of-use tariffs, smart meters, solar panels and batteries could help households save up to 52% on energy bills by 2040, according to a new report

Smart meter uproar: MPs rally against rollout

Senior Tories want the government to stop the smart meter rollout, fearing it could lead to higher charges and controlled energy usage