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Five-fold growth for smart meter data

Five-fold growth for smart meter data Millions of new smart meters are estimated to be enlisted in the UK’s smart network in the upcoming years. The Data Communications Company (DCC), which constructs & takes care of the smart metering network, has estimated that in the next 4 years Britain will see a 500 percent boost…
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11% rise in smart meter installations in May

11% rise in smart meter installations in May Smart meter installations in May increased by 11%, compared to April. The current report from ElectraLink predicts that there were almost 207,000 installations last month, up on 186,000 in April. However, the amount of smart meters installed is 5% lower than what it was in May last…
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18 million smart meters installed in UK homes!

18 million smart meters installed in UK homes! The UK’s electricity smart meter network has overtaken 18 million installations since the scheme began a decade ago. That’s according to the latest data from ElectraLink which displays the milestone was reached last month. The report suggests energy suppliers carried out nearly 186,000 installations in April –…
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20 million milestone acheived for UK smart meters

20 million milestone acheived for UK smart meters About 20 million smart meters have previously been installed and connected to Britain’s network. The 20 millionth device was installed by Utilita Energy at a home in Brighton. It has been predicted that the entire amount of carbon emissions that could be saved through the annual procedures…
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50% increase in PCW activity from new price cap

50% increase in PCW activity from new price cap With the new price cap taking effect, 1000’s of customers searched for low-cost energy deals last month. A recent report by ElectraLink suggests that March saw a 50% growth in activity on price comparison websites (PCW) compared to the same month last year. As a result…
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Solar panels & smart meters may help lower energy bills

Solar panels & smart meters may help lower energy bills: Brits seem to be depending on solar panels to put a stop to rising energy bills. Current statistics from eBay UK reveals that online searches for solar panels have gone up by 45% compared to the same period in 2021. eBay further predicted there’s one…
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Will households be subjected to ‘Uber-like’ energy charges?

Will households be subjected to ‘Uber-like’ energy charges?: As a result of an overhaul of the UK’s electricity retail market, millions of households may face ‘Uber-style’ charges. Smart meters for customers on ‘time-of-use’ tariffs will automatically update firms on each household’s energy usage every 30 minutes as part of the upgrade. This could allow energy…
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Will smart meters be “obsolete” by 2033?

Will smart meters be “obsolete” by 2033?: According to reports, smart meters will become ‘dumb’ because they cannot handle 4G or 5G connection technologies. Customers would have to pay a staggering £2 billion for smart meters that will not operate after 2033, according to a research by This Is Money. According to the research, more…
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DCC network attains 10 millionth property achievement

DCC network attains 10 millionth property achievement: The Data Communications Company (DCC) network has observed the 10-millionth property being linked up to its network. A property is viewed to be either a home or a small business that is being set up by the DCC. The 10-millionth property was joined up in London on last…
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Previous British Gas CEO unites with IMServ as Chairman

Previous British Gas CEO unites with IMServ as Chairman: Energy data management supplier IMServ has reported it has selected Ian Peters as Chairman. Mr Peters now has the Chair of the UK Health Security Agency which is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care. He was a past Chief Executive of…
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