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Third of all smart meters have failed to work properly

Aug 29, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

SMART meter failures have been suffered by a third of households, a report reveals today.

Problems with displays malfunctioning and meters "going dumb" after a switch of supplier were the most common issues, according to polling by uSwitch. There are now more than 14million smart meters, which show energy use in real time and send readings to suppliers automatically, installed in households around the country.

More than a fifth of those surveyed told uSwitch they had been put under p...