There may be no hidden costs in the price of a unit but there are hidden costs associated with the smart meters tarriffs for ALL customers wether they have one or not.This is currently around 15 pounds a year.The Utility companies don't pay for these meters, WE DO!
Who benefits from these meters? The manufacturers and installers and shareholders.
We ALL have to pay for this, so they can make money. Simple as.
Your email is misleading.
Hello Alie, Bob is right everyone contributes to the programme whether you have a smart meter or not, it is built-in to the cost of your fuels. Smart meters do not boost profits, you can see this from the number of suppliers going bust You can read up on the programme on line, it is supposed to lead to better supply/demand management and as a spin off give consumers better awareness of their fuel usage.