Tag: UK

  • “Overwhelmingly positive feedback” from British Gas smart prepay trials

    Customer feedback from British Gas’s ‘Smart Pay As You Go’ electricity and gas trials has been “overwhelmingly positive,” said Steve Briggs, Head of Smart Metering Customer Operations, speaking at the 6th Smart Energy UK & Europe Summit in London. British Gas kicked off the smart meter prepayment trials last summer and now has over 3000 customers […]

  • Northern Ireland’s keypad prepayment success story

    Northern Ireland’s keypad prepayment success story

    Prepaid electricity has taken off in a big way in Northern Ireland over the last decade. 41% of domestic customers are now using the region’s keypad prepayment metering system for their electricity service, according to the Utility Regulator’s latest official figures – a huge leap up from around 15% at the turn of the millennium. […]

  • Utilita highlights the benefits of smart prepayment

    Adopting appropriate metering and process engineering technology could save Great Britain’s consumers 5% to 10% on their annual energy bills (over £120), according to Utilita Energy, one of the nation’s largest independent suppliers. Utilita, which has been championing the use of smart metering for the pre-payment segment for over a decade, has over 250,000 customers […]