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Smart energy meter rollout could cost €1 billion

The rollout of smart gas and electricity meters in all homes, as well as a significant number of small businesses, could cost up to €1 billion, according to the energy regulator. The Commission for

4th December, 2011

The rollout of smart gas and electricity meters in all homes, as well as a significant number of small businesses, could cost up to €1 billion, according to the energy regulator.

The Commission for Energy Regulation (Cer) has estimated that a network-operated smart metering rollout in the electricity sector, managed by the ESB, would require an investment of between €600 million and €800 million, while €200 million would be required for a comparable gas rollout...

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