Better late than never: smart rollout gets new targets

Last week the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced plans to set binding smart meter installation targets out to 2024. The plans came alongside an admission that around 30mn smart meters are expected to be installed by the current 2020 deadline, out of 53mn meters, equivalent to roughly 57% completion. While the […]

Could have had it all: enrolling in the DCC

Earlier this week, the Smart Data and Communications Company (DCC) announced the installation of the two millionth SMETS2 meter. The installation was reportedly carried out by British Gas in a house in Surrey. However, with less than 15 months until the smart meter rollout deadline, and around one-third of household installations completed so far, SMETS2 […]