British Gas wants to take over your home (in a good way)

July 22, 2014
UK dual-fuel energy company British Gas will trial smart prepaid meters and connected boilers as part of a move towards a full connected home offering, according to commercial director Nina Bhatia. ...

Itron to supply UK’s Utilita with fully serviced prepaid electricity meters

July 22, 2014
Global metering manufacturer Itron announced today that Utilita, a supplier of prepayment gas and electricity in the UK, has signed a contract with Itron for a full suite of services in support...

Cyber security: costly attacks on UK companies and new global strategies

July 22, 2014
Cyber security and how well organisations and countries are tackling it came to the fore this week with the updating of data to support a UK survey and the release of the European Union Agency for Net...

ACEEE reveals world’s most energy efficient country (clue: it’s not the US)

July 21, 2014
Germany is not only the best footballing nation in the world but has also been named the most energy efficient country, according to the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today...

Smart meters UK: CGI to connect small energy companies to meter data centre

July 21, 2014
As part of the UK national smart meter rollout, IT services company CGI will supply its Adapter solution to help small and new energy companies connect their smart meters to the country's shared met...

Schneider Electric gives 10-year guarantee to PowerLogic meters

July 21, 2014
In the US, energy management company Schneider Electric has announced a 10-year warranty for its PowerLogic ION 8650 meter line in what the company calls an "industry leading" move. The PowerLogic...

Secure Electrans’ meter payment patents up for sale

July 21, 2014
Insolvency administrators are seeking a buyer for the intellectual property assets of UK payments technology company Secure Electrans, according to industry magazine Insolvency Today. Secure Electr...

German utility says don’t underestimate threat of cyber attacks

July 18, 2014
Boss of German utility Stadtwerke Ettlingen has told Reuters that he believes the threat of cyber attacks on energy companies is "being underestimated outside of the industry". In an interview with...