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Issue 581 | DCC opt-out

Issue 581 | DCC opt-out

Steven Britton Steven Britton Senior Analyst

DECC consultationFurther consultation on non-domestic smart metering: the DCC opt-out 27 April 2016 DECC published its response to last year’s consultation on removing the Data and Communications Company (DCC) opt-out on 21 April, along with a further consultation seeking additional evidence from stakeholders. Since early last year the government has been examining the possibility of removing the option for energy suppliers to use companies other than the DCC to provide communication services for their non-domestic smart meters. This is called the DCC opt-out. DECC is minded to remove the opt-out due to concerns about the interoperability of smart meters between different ...

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