Smart Meters – The Truth!

 

OK, just how smart are smart meters?  Well in education terms they would probably still be at primary school.  

I was trying to think of an analogy for them and the first one that came to mind was they are a bit like a “Haynes” manual.  I know a bit old school but a bit like me really. (if you didn’t experience the enjoyment of “messing” about with old cars and taking things to bits just because you can, well, your loss)  

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Planned merger SSE and Npower

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Planned merger SSE and Npower

Planned merger SSE and Npower

Planned merger SSE and Npower, isn’t a certainty. Proposed merger will be subject to an in depth investigation because of fears of creating higher household bills.  November 2017 SSE confirmed that it was proposing to merge with Npower. See original report from BBC dated 8 November 2017. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41912570

 

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Martin Lewis says “Switch Now”

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Martin Lewis the “Money Saving Expert” has a new television show on ITV called “The Martin Lewis Money Show.”  Now I don’t know Martin personally but I think that anyone who has the foresight to set up in business and then sell it a few short years later for a reported £87 million maybe has a bit of knowledge on his subject. (or certainly whoever purchased his business thinks that)

 

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How much energy are you using when you are closed?

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It may seem obvious but it is often overlooked.  Take a meter reading when you open and another when you close.  Repeat this every day for a typical week of working.  How much gas and electricity is being consumed when you are closed?  If it’s relatively high what could be switched off or turned down to reduce consumption.

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