Smart meter installations increased by 11% in May 2022 compared to the month prior – with 207,000 installations across GB.
The Data Communications Company (DCC) has hailed a new landmark in the rollout of smart meters, as the 20 millionth device was connected to its national network.
Following the usual slow period over the festive season and “extraordinary disruption” from the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the installation of smart meters in Great Britain has picked back up.
With power prices surging, the need for real-time data has never been clearer, writes Solace's Jamil Ahmed.
By the end of 2021, there were 27.8 million smart and advanced meters in homes and small businesses in Great Britain.
Installations of smart meters in January increased 24% year-on-year in Britain, but are still down 25% from pre-pandemic levels of January 2020.
The installation of smart meters in Britain jumped 21% in 2021, largely recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Octopus Energy has chosen Horizon Energy Infrastructure as its sole non-domestic meter asset provider, building on the existing relationship between the two.
The national smart meter network operated by the Data Communications Company (DCC) now has over 17 million meters connected.