Each month energy suppliers are putting 400,000 smart meters into UK homes. But 1m are needed to hit the 2020 target‘Get smart” urges the website of EDF, one of the UK’s largest utilities firms. It tells customers that...
Startup claims device will automatically switch smart-meter users three times a year and save them £300
Government extends deadline for installation of older model despite interoperability issues
Big six also warn investment in energy sector is in jeopardy if firms are not allowed to challenge level at which bills are capped
Energy company warns rising cost of installations due to ‘customer apathy’ could prompt suppliers to increase tariffs
Ofgem considering further steps to protect billpayers as a result of suppliers’ failure to cut back-bills’ limit from 12 to six months
Energy supplier apologises and launches investigation into devices after customers tweet company about soaring bills
Poet laureate concedes that the work, marking the replacement of traditional utility meters with ‘smart meters’, is one of her more unusual projects
Ofgem says that business customers lost out on receiving better information about their energy consumption
Smart thermostats for boilers are the future, according to their advocates. But for the Stowe household in Suffolk, the latest eco device was a disaster
Smart meters for boilers are the future, according to their advocates. But for the Stowe household in Suffolk, the latest eco device was a disasterLast year, npower installed the latest smart central heating thermostat in...
Hotel chain says adopting new demand-response programme makes economic sense as well as improving their green credentials
A worldwide network of objects already helps businesses to control energy use, but now there’s money to be made by bringing them together
Delays to government’s flagship energy scheme to supply smart meters to 30m UK households and small businesses by 2020, enabling them to cut bills, could lead to it being a ‘costly failure’
Public accounts committee says gas and electricity consumers will bear cost of installing meters likely to benefit suppliers mostThe government's £11bn roll-out of smart gas and electricity meters will cost every home...
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