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The smart way to consume energy?

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The British government recently calculated that in excess of £900m of electricity is wasted each year as a result of appliances being left on standby.

Smart meters - devices that accurately measure electricity consumption in the home - have been hailed as one way to reduce that waste, and cut consumer's bills in the process.

George Alagiah spoke to BBC Click's Spencer Kelly about the latest energy saving devices for the green-minded consumer.

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