TITLE

Smart metering policy decision expected soon

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;1/18/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the British government to announce its policy on smart energy metering and clip-on displays soon. It will decide on whether it will back industry calls and mandate a co-ordinated rollout of smart meters, or pursue the proposal to force suppliers to offer customers free clip-on displays. A British Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform spokesman said these measures may be introduced through secondary legislation or the Energy Services Directive.
ACCESSION #
30061109

 

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