Energy efficiency technologies could reduce the annual electricity consumption of UK households by 2.5 million MWh per year


The deployment of energy efficiency technologies could help UK households cut electricity consumption by an impressive 2.5 million MWh per year, a recent news report has been able to suggest.

The data is based on a report by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) following its Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency (SAVE) project, a five-year-long energy efficiency programme run across 8,000 homes in the Solent region.

SSEN notes the initiative, which was funded through Ofgem, achieved a significant reduction in carbon emissions and household energy costs by “fusing smart technologies with customer interaction” and installing measures such as LED lighting in homes.

Targeting only domestic customers, SSEN said the scheme revealed energy efficiency is highly effective in managing peak demand and can provide a viable alternative to network reinforcement.

It notes if the scheme was rolled out to all 3.8 million SSEN customers, the positive effect on the environment could be the equivalent of removing 28,000 cars from the UK’s roads.

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