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Are smart meters good for UK households?

a commentary by Greer Gosnell, Daire McCoy 9 January, 2019

How realistic are the predicted savings to household energy bills from installing a smart meter? And how robust is the evidence behind the figures? Greer Gosnell and Daire McCoy investigate, in the second of two posts on smart meters. read more »


Why the UK’s smart meter rollout needs to be smarter

Why the UK’s smart meter rollout needs to be smarter

a commentary by Greer Gosnell, Daire McCoy 8 January, 2019

With recent reports criticising the UK Government’s rollout of its smart meter implementation programme, Greer Gosnell and Daire McCoy review the costs and benefits and call for a revamp, particularly of consumer engagement. read more »


Why are household energy efficiency measures important for tackling climate change?

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What does energy efficiency mean? Energy efficiency means using less power to perform an action such as switching on a light or to provide a service such as heating water. … read more »