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Smart technologies and data to future proof UK energy

Last updated: 27 October 2021

The UK government and Ofgem have announced plans for smart technologies to help consumers cut their bills, as demand for electricity intensifies and fossil fuels are being phased out in the UK. The plans would address novel energy security needs and respond to the increasing urgency to consume cleaner energy from renewable sources without disruption.

 

Deployment of smart technology across the grid could create 24 thousand UK jobs and reduce the cost of system management by 10 billion GBP a year by 2050.

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