Economics of smart meters

July 2007
Utility Week;7/27/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that a study compiled for Energywatch on the consumer costs and benefits of introducing smart meters has argued that customers will benefit from reduced bills. The study, by Eoin Lees Energy, contains the central estimate that smart electricity meters would on average benefit customers by between £36 and £42 a year, with an additional £4 a year coming from the social benefit of saving carbon emissions.


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