The programme will create 2,500 jobs and claims that household energy bills could be cut by £1 billion over the next ten years.
The Times reports:
“The meters monitor energy consumption as it is used and send the information directly to suppliers over wireless networks. At the same time, a monitor placed prominently in the home shows customers exactly what they are using, encouraging them to switch off power-hungry appliances.”
You can read the full article by visiting The Times website – click here.
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