Second generation smart meters hit five million mark

Residents of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire are officially the fastest adopters of the smart technology in Britain, followed by those in South Derbyshire

Britain installs first-ever polyphase SMETS2 smart meter

It is a ‘landmark’ moment for the smart energy revolution and the UK’s wider low carbon transition

Ofgem bans five suppliers from taking on new customers until they join smart meter scheme

The regulator has issued Daligas Limited, Enstroga Ltd, Entice Energy Supply Limited, Euston Energy Ltd and Symbio Energy Limited with final orders

‘Majority of smart meters being deployed are now SMETS2’

More than four million SMETS2 meters have now been installed, according to the Data Communications Company

Smart meters: Nine energy suppliers ordered to become DCC users

Ofgem is consulting on issuing them with final orders

More than three million second-generation smart meters now installed

The Data Communications Company (DCC) says more than half-a-billion messages to and from smart meters have been carried by its network this year

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New research reveals some energy companies are still rolling out outdated smart meters that fail to work when consumers move to a different supplier

Second generation smart meters surpass two million mark

Residents in Tewkesbury, Bolsover and South Derbyshire are said to be the fastest adopters of the smart technology

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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

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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