NAO: Smart meter rollout is going slow and over budget

The UK government's ambitious plan to rollout smart meters to all households and small businesses by the end of 2025 has faced significant delays and cost overruns, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).

The report highlights that energy companies have only completed 57 percent of the £13.5 billion project, almost four years past the original deadline.

The NAO report also reveals that the estimated savings from smart meters amount to approximately...