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Smart meters: What is going on?

Smart meters: What is going on?
Tuesday 17
22:2 2019

Image copyright Smart Meter GB Smart meters are promoted as technology to make householders' lives easier and cheaper, as well as a gateway to a connected British energy network. But their introduction has proved controversial. Deadlines have shifted and the technology has been questioned. Ultimately, most homes in the country will eventually use smart meters. So how do they work and how will they affect our use of energy? What is a smart meter? A smart meter measures energy use, in the same way as a traditional gas or electricity meter. Unlike its predecessors, it sends that information directly to ...

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Summary: Smart meters were supposed to make our lives easier. and cheaper, but their introduction has been controversial.

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