Archive for January 2014

UK’s £12 billion ‘Smart’ Meter programme is FCUKED

The UK’s smart metering is set to be the country’s next Government IT disaster, writes Nick Hunn – saddling consumers with a £12 billion cost on their fuel bills for little or no benefit. Having delayed the Fiendishly Complicated United Kingdom Enduring Deployment (FCUKED) of smart meters earlier […]

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Energy bill-payers face hundreds of millions of pound charges for ‘pointless’ smart meter displays – Telegraph

The Telegraph / 26 Dec 2013 Consumers face paying hundreds of millions of pounds in unnecessary energy bill levies to fund household “smart meter” displays that companies have warned could be largely redundant. Ministers want smart energy meters, which take automatic gas and electricity usage readings and […]

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