The rate at which smart meters are being fitted in British homes has fallen, new figures show. This is just days after the government insisted a tough installation target would be hit. Energy suppliers must aim to install a smart meter – which avoids the need for customer readings – in every home by 2020. Government figures reveal that fewer were installed in the third quarter of the year than the previous quarter. A host of organisations have said the 2020 deadline will be missed. Last week, the National Audit Office (NAO) said that there was “no realistic prospect” of the government meeting its own deadline to install smart meters.
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