2021 smart meter installations increase 21% on 2020

Published: January 19, 2022

Britain’s smart meter installation programme has partially recovered from the impact of Covid-19 after a 21 percent increase in the number of installations in 2021 compared to 2020.

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Former Big Six regain market share as 2021 closes on record low switching

Published: January 17, 2022

2021 ended with a new record low number of switches in December as high wholesale energy prices continue to push suppliers out of the market and customers are transferred to suppliers of last resort (SoLRs).

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How Covid changed GB electricity consumption, and what that tells us about productivity

Published: January 10, 2022

In March /April 2020, as the country shut down due to the then novel Coronavirus pandemic, we witnessed a sweeping change in energy consumption patterns across the UK. As workplaces limited staff access to enable social distancing, or closed their doors completely, electricity consumption plummeted. As the pandemic progresses, we are seeing noteworthy productivity patterns shift with every new breakthrough or setback in the national response to Covid-19.

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17 million smart meter installations since rollout began

Published: December 20, 2021

The GB smart meter rollout recorded its 17 millionth installation since the programme began after 216,000 installations in October 2021 and over 227,000 installations took place in November 2021. This is 13 percent and one percent less than October and November last year, respectively.

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Energy supplier switching crashes to lowest levels on record

Published: December 8, 2021

Changes of energy supplier (CoS) dropped to the lowest level since records began in 2012, according to November’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) switching data. Only 131,000 switches were completed last month after switching requests plummeted in October.

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