Competition saves Scots firms ?4m

February 2009
Utility Week;2/6/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p44
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report from the Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS) on the competitive water market. According to chief executive Alan Sutherland, they are pleased to see that in only nine months around one-third of Scotland's businesses have already benefitted from the competitive market. The case of Tesco, which stayed with incumbent supplier Business Stream but negotiated a better contract is cited. Tesco executive Douglas Wilson said smart metering helped the company meet its water consumption targets.


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