Smart Meters Bill

Documents related to the Smart Meters Bill, which will ensure consumers continue to get the most out of their smart meters.

The measures in the Bill will:

  • extend by 5 years to 1 November 2023 the powers the Secretary of State has to develop, amend and oversee regulations relating to smart metering
  • introduce a Special Administration Regime for the Data and Communications Company to ensure that smart metering services continue to be provided in the unlikely event of its insolvency
  • allow Ofgem to deliver market-wide half hourly settlement more swiftly and smoothly than under existing processes


  1. Smart Meters Bill: overview factsheet


  1. Smart Meters Bill introduced to Parliament

Impact assessments

  1. Smart meter roll-out (GB): cost-benefit analysis 2016
Published 18 October 2017