April 2008
Utility Week;4/11/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p36
Trade Publication
The article reveals the plan of British ministers to introduce a smart meter amendment to the Energy Bill in spring 2008. News of the initiative surfaced as energy minister Malcolm Wicks promised Parliament that his department would publish its views on the next steps for smart metering and the impact report commissioned from Mott McDonald later in April 2008. Meanwhile, Eon said it has installed over 1,000 smart meters as part of a trial involving 7,000 gas and electricity customers in the east and west Midlands.


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