Smart meter installations have increased year-on-year for the first time since the lockdown began according to new data from ElectraLink.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has proposed changes to the Smart Energy Code that would allow network companies to switch off technologies like domestic electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the event of an emergency.
Over one million smart meters have been installed so far in Great Britain this year according to data from ElectraLink.
Over five million SMETS2 smart meters have been installed in the UK according to the Data Communications Company (DCC).
OVO Energy is to pay £1.2 million to Ofgem after SSE Energy Services failed to meet its 2019 smart meter targets.
The number of smart meters installed in the UK jumped by 120% in July from the previous month.
Half of suppliers have failed to reach their smart meter installation milestones, and were more than 10% outside of the tolerance allowed.
Drax has revealed it is working on what it is lauding as a ‘ground-breaking’ polyphase SMETS2 smart meter.
Smart meter installations are beginning again after a two month hiatus due to the COVID-19 lockdown.