Letter Amber Rudd: The Competition and Markets Authority has identified that smart meters will help consumers, including those on pre-payment meters, to be more energy efficient and give them accurate bills. The benefits of this infrastructure project don’t stop at consumers. Smart meters form part of our digital future, will underpin the smart grid and provide energy networks with crucial data to help them become more efficient. Smart meters are a key investment, helping us to move to a infrastructure fit for the 21st century. Your readers should also be reassured that we will continue to work with members of the energy industry to make sure the programme of installation will be both affordable and effective.
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