DAN HYDE: Outsmart the hard sell when it comes to digital smart meters



Since when did anyone need a machine to tell them they’re using electricity? TV on; energy being used. Washing machine on; energy being used. Fairly simple, isn’t it?
Yet these seemingly obvious facts are quoted as the main reason we must all have a digital smart meter fitted in our homes. If a smart meter shows us how much we’re spending on power throughout the day, we’re more likely to switch off TVs at the mains and put washing machines on shorter cycles, so the argument goes.
It’s a lovely thought, but these power-saving tips are nothing new. Money Mail has banged on about them for... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Business, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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