Consultation outcome

Smart Metering Implementation Programme: the process to finalise the Great Britain Companion Specification

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Government response to the consultation on the process to finalise the Great Britain Companion Specification

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Detail of outcome

The government will continue to develop the Great Britain Companion Specification (GBCS) in close consultation with industry, sharing iterations for comment before publishing the document for inclusion in the baseline, consultation and notification in July 2014. We have concluded that in order to maintain progress on the development of the GBCS and to protect against delays to Initial Live Operations (ILO) locally-initiated CAD pairing will be not be included in the initial version of the GBCS, but that it will be reintroduced at the earliest opportunity after ILO.

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Summary

Sets out the manner in which the government intends to complete the development of the 2.4 GHz Great Britain Companion Specification (GBCS).

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Consultation description

This document sets out the manner in which the government intends to complete the development of the 2.4 GHz Great Britain Companion Specification (GBCS) to support the supplier-led Smart Meter roll-out by 2020.

The GBCS will describe the detailed requirements for communications between Devices in consumers’ premises, and between Devices and the Data and Communications Company (DCC).

Documents

Consultation on the process to finalise the Great Britain Companion Specification

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Published 5 February 2014
Last updated 15 April 2014 + show all updates
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