A third of smart meter owners have had problems with their devices, ranging from them "going dumb" to failing to function entirely, but the number of households saving money on them has jumped, figures show.
In the US, the aging grid is driving modernization initiatives across the country, with federal investment programs established to encourage utilities to deploy smart meters. With the larger utilities in the US and Japan nearing rollout completion, the aggregate smart meter installations is expected to decline to 20.2 million and 29.3 million, respectively over the forecast period.
It is thought cuts are due to fewer people installing smart meters Said this would happen all along and initially all the big suppliers denied it would happen even though it was obvious it would, that's why they are pushing smart meters for no other reason but to increase profits, a smart meter cannot save you money.
and outgoings By 2030 smart meters will save 29.6 million tonnes of carbon from being emitted in the UK that's the same as taking 600,000 petrol cars off the road the average saving for customers switching to smart meter tariffs (versus a SVT) is almost...