The national smart meter network operated by the Data Communications Company (DCC) now has over 17 million meters connected.
Supplier Shell Energy and smart energy infrastructure company SMS have extended their exclusivity agreement for the installation of smart meters.
The number of smart meters installed in Britain has now reached 16 million, according to the Data Communications Company (DCC).
SMS is to be the first meter installer, manager and operator to offer Aclara’s complete portfolio of SMETS2 gas and electric smart meters to the UK utilities market.
Over 15 million electricity smart meters have been installed since the rollout began in 2012, reaching a new milestone for the programme.
The installation of smart meters fell 40% year-on-year in January, as the enduring impact of the COVID-19 lockdown continues to be felt.
Smart meter company SMS will adopt on-site renewable generation and battery storage, as it works towards its 2030 net zero carbon target.
The 10 millionth smart meter has been installed in Great Britain in a significant milestone for the technology.
Energy management solutions company Landis+Gyr has secured a major contract with EDF for smart meters.