UK: Ofgem seeks to protect consumers who switch to smart meters

August 10, 2011 at 4:22 pm

In the UK, early-mover energy retailers* are already installing smart meters ahead of the government’s mandated rollout. Since smart meters can be remotely disconnected or switched into prepayment mode — and since currently 20% of UK consumers prepay their electricity purchases — consumer protection is a top priority.

Here’s how UK energy regulator Ofgem is ensuring consumer protection…

Full post by Alicia Carrasco: UK: Ofgem seeks to protect consumers who switch to smart meters

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