smart meters

One million smart meters installed in GB since January

Published: September 16, 2020

Over one million smart meters have been installed in GB in 2020 so far following yet another month of recovery from a massive drop in installations due to COVID-19, among other troubles for the energy market. Just under 183,000 smart meters were installed in August – 20 percent more than July. August’s figures still show a 17 percent drop against the same month last year, but the gap is closing.

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Smart meter installs see a noticeable increase in June but still 67% less than last year

Published: July 15, 2020

Smart meter installations began to show signs of recovery in June, with the figure nearing 69,000, which is 25 percent more than the previous month. However, this number is still 67 percent less than the installation numbers we were seeing in June 2019. This, of course, reflects the challenging circumstances that are a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures put in place to reduce the spread of infection.

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