Energy security and smart meters

Smart meters have the potential to play a critical role in energy security, providing near real-time information through a visual in-home display, empowering consumers to change how much energy they use and when they use it. If consumers reduce or shift their energy consumption away from peak periods, they may be able to save money, facilitate additional renewable generation and reduce reliance on imported energy.

Our research paper, “Energy security and smart meters”, was written in association with Smart Energy GB and explores two key ways households and their smart meters can support GB’s energy security.

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