The smart meter network in Britain has doubled over the last 12 months, with 6.7 million smart meters connected to the Data Communications Company’s (DCC) network in 2020/21.
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.
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.
Energy company E.On has launched a new service to help suppliers meet the UK government’s smart meter roll-out targets.
Energy companies' smart meter installations have "rebounded" since the UK's first coronavirus lockdown despite restrictions waxing and waning across the country, new figures show.
Utilita Energy has criticised Ofgem’s suggestion that it would take emergency measures if it fails to meet second generation smart meter targets, claiming it is ‘grossly unfair’.