Data Communications Company unveils five-year smart meter plan

The organisation aims to enable faster switching, boost innovation and help the UK become more sustainable

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Energy suppliers could be required to publish smart meter survey results

Ofgem has launched a review, following which the regulator expects the rule to be implemented from early 2020

CMA: UK energy prepayment price cap should be extended beyond 2020

A revised methodology to calculate the cap means customers would pay an extra £1 a week on average

CMA: Energy price cap for prepayment meter customers may increase

The competition watchdog intends to adjust the methodology used to calculate its prepayment price cap ‘in order to better reflect costs’

Energy supplier BES Utilities buys smart meter company

All 80 employees from Access Install will join the energy firm’s new metering services division

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One million second gen smart meters connected to Britain’s network

Up to 20 smart meters are being installed every minute of the day

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Meeting climate goals ‘will be slow, hard and costly without smart meters’

Smart Energy GB says the devices are an essential part of a flexible, decentralised and decarbonised energy system

SSE plans more than 400 job cuts

The Big Six supplier said the ‘voluntary enhanced redundancy opportunities’ cover both its customer service and smart meter installation teams

Smart meter financing firm Calvin Capital to buy Lowri Beck

The deal will enable the firms to create a ‘one-stop-shop’ offering that will be available to energy suppliers

SSE pays £700k after missing gas smart meter target

The Big Six supplier met its 2018 target in February this year