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Avro Energy banned from taking on new customers

Small energy firm Avro Energy has been banned from taking on new customers because it hasn't joined the national smart meter network

18 June 2019

SSE pays £700,000 after missing smart meter target

Big six energy supplier SSE has agreed to pay £700,000 to Ofgem after missing its 2018 targets for installing smart meters

3 April 2019

'Misleading' smart meter ad banned

A 'misleading' radio advert which claimed installing a smart meter could save consumers an average of 354 kilowatt hours a year has been banned

6 March 2019

2020 target for smart meter roll-out 'will not be met'

Technical problems are preventing energy companies from installing the new generation of ‘switchable’ smart meters to around a third of households in Great Britain, the public spending watchdog has found.

23 November 2018

One-third of smart meters at risk of 'staying dumb' after energy switches

There's a risk that a third of first generation smart meters may never be upgraded to accept new switching technology, a Government report has revealed.

19 October 2018

Switchable smart meter roll-out could be delayed AGAIN

A wider roll-out of switchable smart meters is in danger of being delayed AGAIN

3 July 2018

Just 80 of the UK's 8m+ smart meters guaranteed to stay smart if you switch

All but 80 of the millions of smart meters so far installed in the UK are still first-generation meters

6 February 2018

'Switchable' smart meters delayed

The roll out of next generation smart meters which allow you to switch energy provider is to be delayed

19 January 2018

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