Smart Meters articles

Smart Metering Systems agrees £14m acquisition of Utility Partnership Limited

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Consolidation in smart meter sector steps up a gear as Smart Metering Systems beefs up electricity meter offering

14 Apr 2014

Accenture and Siemens join rush to seize smart grid opportunity

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Accenture and Siemens launch new smart grid venture, as Alpiq snaps up Flexitricity and Opower completes IPO

09 Apr 2014

Opower shares surge 21 per cent in green IPO success

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Energy software specialist enjoys share surge following $116m IPO

07 Apr 2014

How much does a chill in the office really cost your business?

New reports suggest energy efficiency measures could deliver significant savings by improving employee comfort

28 Mar 2014

Why we don't need an Internet of Everything

Not all things in the world are worth keeping, let alone connecting - People, not products and machines, must drive this next big push in technology

14 Mar 2014

Cameron offers £45m funding boost for climate-tackling "internet of things"

Prime Minister: Internet of Things promises "huge transformative development" that will save energy, boost productivity and help address climate change

10 Mar 2014

UK publishes smart grid "routemap"

Smart Grid Forum details how the UK can embrace smarter technologies, cutting carbon and saving £12bn a year in the process

27 Feb 2014

Report: China tops expanding global smart grid market

Bloomberg New Energy Finance study concludes that global smart grid investment set a new record in 2013, edging up to $14.9bn

21 Feb 2014

Global smart meter installations to top 800 million by 2020

New report predicts revenue from smart meter market will soar to $7.4bn over the next four years

03 Feb 2014

What Google's purchase of Nest means for clean tech

Smart device maker Nest shows how energy efficiency can be sexy — and profitable

16 Jan 2014

Google splashes out $3.2bn for smart home specialist Nest

Web giant continues clean tech push with proposed acquisition of leading smart device firm

14 Jan 2014

Report: Japan plans national smart meter roll out

Bloomberg reports that submission to the UN will include plans for mass smart meter deployment

08 Jan 2014

Good Energy warns over Ofgem restrictions to smarter tariffs

Green energy provider predicts move to restrict the number of energy tariffs utilities can offer could have 'unintended consequences' for clean technologies

03 Jan 2014

DECC switches onto energy saving buildings with new standard

Department of Energy and Climate Change secures ISO 50001, as PwC's One Embankment Place gets highest ever BREEAM rating

20 Dec 2013

Putting consumers in control of energy bills

Global Action Plan's Trewin Restorick reveals the five steps policymakers and energy companies could take to boost efficiency

17 Dec 2013

How to clear energy arrears when working from home

It is just as easy for businesses to fall behind with their energy payments as individuals

03 Dec 2013

Energy firms push for more cuts to green levies

Chair of Commons energy committee warns of danger of having 'opened the door' to cutting environmental programme

03 Dec 2013

Space-Time Insight uses big data to create a smarter grid

Here's why SMUD, ISO and other major utilities are turning to this startup to balance their electricity supplies.

22 Nov 2013

How smart meters could help slash green heat subsidies

New report shows time of day tariffs could drastically reduce cost of running green heat technologies

31 Oct 2013

Which? calls for halt to smart meter rollout

Consumer affairs group challenges Chancellor to scrap carbon floor price, review smart meter deployment, and reform ECO scheme

29 Oct 2013

Davey confirms £2.4bn in smart meter contracts

Deals confirmed with Telefónica, Arqiva, Capita and CGI to build and manage data infrastructure

08 Oct 2013

Whitbread seeks to flush out risk with water-saving plan

Owner of Costa and Premier Inn reveals how it is on track to slash water use by a quarter by 2017

24 Sep 2013

British Gas inks £600m smart meter deal with Landis+Gyr

Company set to supply 'majority' of the 16 million smart meters British Gas is rolling out to its customers

16 Sep 2013

Survey: Public awareness of smart meters on the up

New DECC survey reveals that more than half of bill payers have now heard of smart meters

10 Sep 2013

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