As we inch closer to the Scottish Government’s target of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045, you’ll be hearing more about a ‘smarter’ energy network. So, what is it and where do smart meters fit in? According to the National Grid, Britain’s reliance on cleaner energy sources will overtake fossil fuels this year. And Scotland is leading the way, with the Scottish government aiming for renewable sources to generate the equivalent of 100 per cent of Scotland’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. To allow us to use more renewable energy we need to upgrade our current system to a smarter energy network. This will ensure we make the most of the greener energy available and open the door to a more sustainable future.
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