Smart metering

The smart meter project has come under increasing scrutiny, with the deadline to offer one to every home just over a year away. All eyes are now on the new government's approach to the project and when a new deadline is likely to be set.

Editor's picks

Featured

Latest in Smart metering

Prepayment meter (PPM) customers without a smart meter may be left without power following the supplier of last resort (SoLR) process due to compatibility issues, a charity has warned. Peter Smith, director of policy and advocacy at National Energy Action (NEA), was responding to concerns raised by PPM specialist Omni Energy about the impact of the SoLR process on PPM customers.
News
Elexon has confirmed following a consultation that the Credit Assessment Price will rise to a record £184/MWh. Since August there have been three increases to the CAP, each representing a new record figure.
News
Electralink's latest figures show there was an almost 16 per cent decrease in the number of smart electricity meters installed in August compared to July, ending a five-month run of more than 200,000 installations per month. Elsewhere, the Data Communications Company (DCC) has confirmed that more than 15 million smart meters are now connected to its network.
News
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) has announced proposals to raise approximately £175 million through a new share placing to investors. The company said the fundraising, along with a combination of the group’s internally generated cash and recently increased £420 million debt facility, will help fundraise its pipeline.
News
More than one million smart meters have been connected to the Data Communications Company’s (DCC) network for the first in a single month. August also saw a record number of first-generation SMETS1 meters migrated
News
Almost 4.6 million smart and advanced meters in Great Britain, representing just under 18 per cent of those installed, do not have smart functionality. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published the latest quarterly statistics showing the number of installations made by the 14 largest energy suppliers. In total 46 per cent of all meters in Britain were smart or advanced meters at the end of Q2, an increase of two percentage points from the last quarter.
News
The utilities sector continues to under-value data as an asset in its own right, according to senior executives, who also told Utility Week that greater collaboration was needed to unlock the potential of data in delivering on common goals, most notably decarbonisation.
Analysis
Technology platform Kaluza has expanded into the North American market, making its demand response services available to 45 million meters. The company, which launched in 2019 out of Ovo Energy, has formed a partnership with Texas-based software company Innowatts.
News
New figures from Electralink show the electricity smart meter rollout in Great Britain hit 16 million installations since 2012 in July this year. East and Southern England remain the top installation regions for the month, with 30,000 and 26,000 installations respectively. The East Midlands is in third place with 21,000.
News
New research marking the 10-year anniversary of the smart meter rollout has revealed almost a quarter of consumers (24 per cent) believe the rollout has not been worthwhile. The study of 2,000 billpayers by One Poll on behalf of MoneySuperMarket asked consumers a series of questions related to the devices, such as how their energy usage had changed as a result of having one installed.
News
Close
Close

Request a call back