If you would like any images, photography or press information for media use, please get in touch at [email protected] or call our 24/7 press line on:
0203 019 1054
Please note this number is for press enquiries only.
If you have any other queries for Smart Energy GB please call 0203 019 1000.
BEIS have published the quarterly statistics today detailing the number of smart meter installations
Responding to the National Audit Office report on smart meters, published on Friday 23rd November 2018 Robert Cheesewright, Director of Corporate Affairs at Smart Energy GB, said: “Britain’s smart meter rollout is a hugely complex and challenging infrastructure upgrade, but we must not lose sight of the bigger picture which is that we urgently need a modern, connected energy system with smart meters at its heart.
Experts gather in Inverness to discuss the potential of new technologies to transform health, care and community services in the Highlands and Islands
Responding to Ofgem's announcement of a consultation on prepayment self-disconnection and self-rationing, Robert Cheesewright, Director of Corporate Affairs at Smart Energy GB, said: “It’s shocking that in the 21st century hundreds of thousands of prepayment customers, often with children, are ‘self-disconnecting’ due to financial worries or an inability to access top up points when their credit runs down.
Responding to the Mail on Sunday story on smart meter compatibility with solar panels, Robert Cheesewright, Director of Corporate Affairs at Smart Energy GB, said: “Smart meters have been specifically designed to work with solar panels. Your in-home display will show how much energy you are buying from your supplier. In the future, your in-home display may also be able to reflect the energy you’re generating yourself.
Responding to the Daily Mail story on smart meter tariffs, Robert Cheesewright, Director of Corporate Affairs at Smart Energy GB, said: “Everyone can get a smart meter from their energy supplier, but it’s a win-win situation if you can get a better deal at the same time.
Smart meters enable you to track your energy spend in near real time, and will send automatic readings to your supplier so you won’t receive a shock bill. So you can easily avoid being in arrears with your energy supplier.
It’s not just bumps in the night spooking Brits this Halloween – according to new research released today we’re more likely to be scared of receiving a shock energy bill than we are of the dark or ghosts – or even a monster under the bed.
Major nationwide survey reveals that people over the age of 65 are the most likely age group to own a smart meter
A gold and a silver were awarded for best use of digital and best evaluation strategy for the Power of 10 campaign.