Boosting Confidence in Smart Metering Equipment Through SMDA Testing

Smart technologies have been championed for their ability to empower consumers to take control of their energy bills. However, it is essential that these devices can operate effectively

Energy infrastructure firm SMS targets carbon neutrality by 2030

It plans to increase the adoption of onsite renewable generation and battery storage to power its UK and Ireland estate while transitioning its nationwide fleet to electric vehicles

Vattenfall to supply Microsoft with renewable energy 24/7 for Swedish data centres

It follows a pilot of the 24/7 solution last year, which will be used in three new Microsoft data centres to measure renewable energy consumption per hour

More than five million SMETS2 smart meters now installed across the UK

The Data Communications Company notes the installation rate is now nearing where it had reached before lockdown

Renewable energy: Vattenfall and Microsoft pilot ‘world’s first’ hourly matching

The new 24/7 solution connects power generation such as wind and hydropower from Vattenfall with data from smart meters that measure real time consumption

OVO Energy targets net zero emissions by 2030

It is buying Big Six company SSE’s retail business, which once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

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Is your smart meter actually ‘smart’?

New research reveals some energy companies are still rolling out outdated smart meters that fail to work when consumers move to a different supplier

Second generation smart meters surpass two million mark

Residents in Tewkesbury, Bolsover and South Derbyshire are said to be the fastest adopters of the smart technology

‘More than a third of smart meter users report having problems’

New research suggests the number of people having issues totals around four million, with just over a year to go until the installation deadline

Energy giant E.ON raises €1.5bn of green bonds

They will fund sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency projects