Archive for October 2016

Smart meters could cause ‘significant’ number of gas leaks

by Saffron Johnson – Utility Week – October 19 , 2016: via The number of gas leaks and problems could be “significant” during the smart meter rollout, distribution network operator Wales and West Utilities has warned. The gas network company said that public safety must be a “key […]

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Smart meters: an energy-saving revolution or just plain dumb?

Their introduction is set to cost consumers £11bn, but studies show they cut energy consumption by 3% or less – so why is the UK spending so much on rolling out “smart” electricity and gas meters? That is the question some commentators are asking after it emerged […]

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