Smart Meters

“Smart meters are here — and they put you in control,” reads one of the emails energy companies are bombarding customers with as they battle to roll out the digital devices. But as energy suppliers work towards a government target to offer every home in Britain a smart meter by 2020, people in the industry warn the £11bn infrastructure delivery programme is increasingly shrouded in complexity, while costs are mounting. Vincent de Rivaz, chief executive of French-owned power company EDF Energy has called for the UK government, the regulator and suppliers to “take stock” of the problems.

FT 16th July 2017 read more »

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Published: 17 July 2017