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New research reveals some energy companies are still rolling out outdated smart meters that fail to work when consumers move to a different supplier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

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

UK consults on interoperability of first generation smart meters

Currently, consumers may lose the smart services provided by the technology when they switch to a different supplier

Utilita Energy files for judicial review into smart meter rollout

The government extended the date from July to October 2018 but the energy firm said it “repeatedly urged BEIS” to push the deadline for SMETS1 meters to at least 2020

British Gas to roll out first next gen smart meter

New next generation smart meters are to be rolled out to British Gas customers next year following a small-scale trial this summer. The new SMETS2 meters will be capable of understanding the fluctuations in the supply and demand as well as integrating solar power, batteries and electric vehicle charging to help balance the grid. While […]