The momentum behind smart meters is gathering pace and so is the push for consumer acceptance and adoption. Anyone familiar with U.K. Utilities will have seenGaz and Leccy (or Gas Smart Meter, and Electricity Smart Meter – to give their formal titles). These two ?mischievous tykes who run around our homes all day burning energy? are at the forefront of an industry wide PR initiative to convince U.K. consumers that smart meters are the future. Their American counterparts,Carl and Eddy have been employed by Southern California Edison to do the same.