This article highlights the views of Stephen Thomas on the topic of smart meters. Stephen Thomas is an Emeritus Professor of energy policy at the University of Greenwich. Professor Thomas was featured as a guest on BBC Radio’s Money Box program on March 26, 2016 . In addition, he published a paper entitled, “Not Too Smart an Innovation: Britain’s Plans to Switch Consumers to Smart Electricity and Gas Meters” . An audio excerpt of the BBC radio program is provided below. BBC Radio’s Money Box Program (8-minute excerpt): Audio Player 00:0007:55Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.