“People talk about smart cities, and it’s a hundred different things to a hundred different people, but essentially it’s just infrastructure,” says Paul Brodrick.
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The government’s latest plan for the smart meter rollout is still uncertain over some key start dates, with just five years to go before the programme is due for completion.
Can government and the energy industry deliver the smart meter rollout, as planned, by 2020?
The smart meter roll-out has been delayed at the start but has a fixed end-point in 2020. As MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee take evidence on the programme, New Power takes a look at progress so far
Wolf Ketter forsees a future where consumers have an emotional connection to the energy they use, and a smart pan-European market allows them to work directly with volatile pricing
The rollout of smart meters across Britain could be costly, be out of date before it is completed, and could have detrimental impact on vulnerable customers.