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Smart Meters

Smart Meter Installations Increase at a Rapid Rate

 Apr, 17 - 2018   Smart Meters

The latest report on smart metering installs during the final quarter of 2017 has been published.   This report includes information and statistics on smart meter installation in domestic properties and small non-domestic sites in Great Britain.   What are the key findings of the report?   91% of smart...


Platinum Provider for Smart Meter Installer Training

 Mar, 26 - 2018   Smart Meters

Logic4training has been recognised as a Platinum Provider for its Smart Meter courses, the highest level available under Energy & Utility Skills.   We are the only private provider to achieve this status, sitting alongside the big six utility companies to deliver of some of the best Smart Meter installer...


Doubts over smart meter roll-out target

 Mar, 01 - 2018   Smart Meters

Consumer champion, Which? have carried out research that claims the UK’s large energy companies would need to work around the clock, installing 24 smart meters per minute to meet the 2020 roll-out target. Their research shows that even if installers worked 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, they...


Second Generation Smart Meters are coming

 Nov, 22 - 2017   Smart Meters

What are second generation smart meters & when are they available?   Second Generation Smart Meters (SMETS2) will be available in 2018 They are designed to address the shortcomings of the first generation meters that have led to criticism and concerns in the press. New meters will be much more...


Smart Meter Quarterly Report March 2017

 May, 30 - 2017   Smart Meters

Its that time again! The latest quarterly report on smart metering installs to end March 2017 in Great Britain has been published.  In this report you will find information and statistics on the number of smart meters installed in domestic properties and smaller non-domestic sites in Great Britain.   Key Findings: (Taken directly from...


Smart Meter Quarterly Report December 2016

 Apr, 05 - 2017   Smart Meters

The latest report on smart metering installs during the final quarter of 2016 in Great Britain has been published.  In this report you will find information on the number of smart meters installed in domestic properties and smaller non-domestic sites. It also shows the total number of meters in operation up until...


Smart Meter Target Threatened

 Feb, 20 - 2017   Smart Meters

New research suggests that an emerging north/south divide could possibly affect the governments plan to install smart meters in around 50 million homes by the end of 2020. Smart meters have been strong in the north. 19% of homes in the north west and around a quarter of homes in the north east...


Supporting the smart meter roll-out…

 Jan, 10 - 2017   Smart Meters

The government has pledged that every home and small business will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020.  In real terms, this means the installation of 50 million smart meters, impacting a total of 30 million properties. With the scheme now in its ‘main installation’ phase, over...


Smart Meter roll-out hit by a shortage of engineers

 Nov, 08 - 2016   Smart Meters

The government’s smart meter roll-out has hit a problem. A lack of investment in training and a breakdown in communication has resulted in a huge shortage of smart meter engineers. This year has seen the start of the Government’s initiative to ensure the UK becomes more energy efficient. The goal...


Smart Meter Installer Jobs

 Sep, 09 - 2015   Smart Meters

Smart meter employment opportunities Becoming a smart meter installer could prove an excellent career move, with the UK roll out starting ‘officially’ from the beginning of next year – some energy providers have started to install smart meters already. Here’s our guide to smart meter employment:   What can a...


How to get smart meter jobs – Advice for installers

 Aug, 31 - 2015   Smart Meters

Becoming a Smart Meter installer   Smart Meters are set to become a fixture in most UK homes, with 50 million domestic properties due to have a Smart Meter installed by 2020. This is going to create a tidal wave of smart meter jobs. If you want to become a...