Smart meters
DCC network grows over one million smart meters in August

DCC says that is the first time it has added more than one million meters to its network in a single month

Almost 3.2m smart and advanced meters installed in 2020

As of 31st December 2020, there were 23.6 million smart and advanced meters in Britain, according to BEIS figures

Utilita could be banned by Ofgem from taking on new customers due to ‘smart meter failure’

The energy market regulator said the supplier has failed to install SMETS2 meters when it should have done so

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

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New research reveals some energy companies are still rolling out outdated smart meters that fail to work when consumers move to a different supplier