February 7, 2017
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have issued a quarterly release; presenting statistics on the roll-out of smart meters in Great Britain.
It includes information on the number of smart meters installed in domestic properties and smaller non-domestic sites in the last quarter (Q3 2016) by the large energy suppliers, as well as the total number of meters large suppliers operated at the end of quarter three 2016.
The Government is committed to ensuring that every home and small business in the country is offered a smart meter by the end of 2020, delivered as cost effectively as possible. The Smart Metering Programme aims to roll-out over 50 million smart gas and electricity meters to all domestic properties and smart or advanced meters to smaller non-domestic sites in Great Britain – impacting approximately 30 million premises. Further information about the Programme can be found on the Gov.uk website.