The Government is considering giving energy networks the power to switch off a household’s energy supply without warning or compensation for those affected.
We just wanted the money to pay to have the circuit board repaired
Vulnerable 94-year-old’s boiler had to be scrapped following work by SSE
From energy-saving bulbs to leak detectors, smart tech offers many benefits at the touch of a button
Government decision follows critics saying 2020 deadline had no chance of being met
Consumers are left footing the bill when a much-vaunted new technology goes wrongValerie Cooper has always budgeted carefully in order to pay her utility bills on time...
National Audit Office says that with 39m meters still to be replaced, government has no chance of hitting 2020 deadline
Energy firms set to miss government deadline for rollout
I find them intrusive, and worry about what companies might do with the data
Report by MPs and peers says predicted benefits of £11bn scheme to install 53m devices are ‘likely to be slashed even further’
Company fails to meet annual target of fitting smart meters in customers’ homes
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
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