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BEIS considers relaxing SMETS1 deadline

Cory Varney Writer

BEIS is seeking stakeholder views on options to provide suppliers with flexibility to meet the SMETS1 end date. The SMETS1 end date is scheduled for 13 July 2018 as it stands, intended to support and incentivise an efficient transition to the next generation of SMETS2 smart meters. However, the government said on 16 October that, with substantial SMETS1 roll-outs already underway, it recognised that despite “detailed planning” a smooth transition to installing exclusively next generation smart meters at scale may take ...

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