Smart meters could still be an expensive mistake

Sarah Coles
smart meters
smart meters

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A series of consultations on smart meters have gone some way to easing concerns about them - with new regulations proposed over how they are sold, and data protection measures. However, the experts are still very concerned about the costs, and whether consumers are going to end up wasting a small fortune on them.

And with 30 million poised to go into homes, it could cost you dear.