smart meters

Measuring heat loss from homes with smart meters will make them more efficient – Say new research

A new approach to measuring heat loss from homes with smart meters will make buildings more energy efficient and cut CO2, say researchers. Loughborough University has just completed a key part of a £4m project funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) called the Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Ratings (SMETER) Innovation […]

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79% of people with smart meters would recommend them

This latest edition of Smart energy outlook has found that nearly eight in ten (79%) of the people who already have smart meters would recommend them to others, and a similar proportion (80%) are taking steps to reduce their energy use. These findings are consistent with previous editions. Smart energy outlook also shows that in-home […]

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Do smart meters still make sense?

Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA, looks at the take up and value for money of smart meters being fitted in UK homes: DECC’s (Department of Energy & Climate Change) own figures suggest that at the end of 2015 only 2.3 million meters were deployed in smart mode of some 51 million due to be installed by end 2020. […]

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Training for the smart meter revolution

With power and gas suppliers preparing to roll out Smart Meters, ensuring the Government’s 2020 targets are met, Utilities Academy, one of the UK’s leading providers of Smart Meter training, has become the first centre approved by Logic Certification to deliver its new dual fuel Smart Meter Diploma. The course covers both gas and electricity, […]

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SMEs can save money on training for smart meters

A North East company is getting ahead of the game to train a new generation of people to fit the nation’s “smart” electricity and gas meters. And to get the ball rolling, Newcastle-based Future Energy Solutions Ltd is offering big discounts for SMEs attending its new state-of-the-art centre in the city, which is the first […]

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