Reply to post: Re: I think it *will* be a ghastly mess

UK energy minister rejects 'waste of money' smart meters claim

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: I think it *will* be a ghastly mess

"This is why smart meters are bunkum, they do nothing to help reduce energy use, they will just encourage us to buy more stuff to save a few pennies on our leccy bill."

ISTR someone calculated the running cost of 40 million smart meters 24/7 was something like a whole extra power station being needed.

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