European Empowered Energy Consumer

Smart water meters demonstrate leak detection in NZ communities

Smart water meters have led to a 25% reduction in usage largely due to less wastage to leaks in two Marlborough towns.

UK gas and water utility partnership to bring new benefits to...

British Gas and Thames Water are partnering to offer a choice of new services to the latter’s customer base.
nuclear energy

How consumers are empowered to support nuclear energy

In some European countries, consumers are also empowered to support an alternative way to decarbonise the energy industry. They take a stand for nuclear energy, writes Patrick Bauduin.
Jersey Electricity

Jersey Electricity improves consumer access to smart meter data

Consumers on Jersey Island will be able to optimise their use of data acquired from smart meters following increased investment in online customer engagement by their energy retailer Jersey Electricity.
Smart meters can play a big role in green consumer engagement.

Ed’s note: The rise of the green consumer

Smart meters can assist EU citizens to make consumption choices that will increase energy efficiency. Editor Areti Ntaradimou wonders if DSOs do enough to enable green consumer engagement.
greenbird smart house

The emergence of the smart energy consumer

Over a decade on from the emergence of smart metering in North America’s residential electricity sector, the ‘smart energy consumer’ is now here.
national grid

National Grid expands gas delivery to UK consumers with £150m project

UK utility National Grid has announced the operation of its £150 million ($202.3 million) gas pipeline in the UK.
energy efficiency

How COVID-19 affects consumer heating behaviors in five key European markets

A new study released by new energy market research consultancy DELTA-EE reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected consumer heating behaviors in five European markets.
ovo energy

OVO Energy partners to accelerate consumer solar adoption in Spain

OVO Energy has partnered with distributed energy resources companies Kaluza and sonnen to accelerate consumer adoption of solar energy in Spain.

Understanding lower-income consumers

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today released a new report that sheds light on lower-income consumers’ behaviours, attitudes and values as they relate...

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