A MAJOR drive has been launched to encourage small businesses in Scotland to get smart meters installed which could save them a fortune on gas and electricity bills. Smart meters hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons this week when SSE customers were quoted thousands of pounds for one day’s worth of energy usage because of an error. Some of them posted pictures of their devices on social media with one showing a charge of almost £20,000 for a single day’s usage. However, Smart Energy GB, the voice of the smart meter roll-out, insists everyone should have one because they put consumers back in control of how much they are using, saving them money. Smart meters send information directly back to the supplier letting people know how much gas and electricity they are using each day as they use it.
The National 8th March 2017 read more »