Consultation outcome

Regulatory arrangements for enrolment and adoption of Foundation Meters

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Response and further consultation on the regulatory arrangements for enrolment and adoption of foundation meters

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Detail of outcome

The Data and Communications Company (DCC) will be required to establish projects to develop or procure systems or services to allow them to enrol and operate SMETS1 smeters installed during the Foundation Stage. An appropriate regulatory and governance framework is required to govern these projects and to provide assurance to stakeholders that the projects will be progressed in an effective manner. This document sets out conclusions and further questions following the Consultation on these issues that was published on 16 December 2013. This document also seeks views on the proposed regulatory and operational arrangements to apply where a consumer with a Smart Meter that has already been enrolled in the DCC switches supplier and the new supplier is not yet a DCC User.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation will help inform the content of the second stage of the Smart Energy Code, which governs the management of Smart Metering in Great Britain.

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Consultation description

An important task for the DCC, its service providers, and energy suppliers will be to establish projects to develop or procure systems or services under which the DCC will enrol and operate SMETS 1 meters installed during the Foundation stage on behalf of suppliers.

The government considers it important that an appropriate regulatory and governance framework is put in place to govern these projects and to provide assurance to stakeholders that the projects will be progressed in an effective manner. This document sets out proposals for a number of key elements of that framework.

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Consultation on the regulatory arrangements for enrolment and adoption of Foundation Meters

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Published 16 December 2013
Last updated 31 March 2014 + show all updates
  1. Government response and further consultation published.
  2. Document updated to remove duplicated table contents in Annex 3.
  3. First published.