Smart Meter Technical Detail Report

The Smart MTD report is used to monitor compliance with BSC obligations over the foundation and mass roll-out phases of the smart Meter roll-out. 

It provides: market level performance at sending late and corrected MTDs for both Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specification (SMETS) v1.0 and v2.0 Meters;  volumes of meter installations completed by meter type; and performance at first reconciliation run for all meter types.

Please note: this report is based on Meter Technical Details sent over the Data Transfer Network. It provides an insight into market performance, but not a complete view.

Overview: August 2018 reporting period

We note that in August 2018 reporting period the number of SMETS v1.0 Meters installed decreased from 237.9k  to 203.2k SMETS v1.0 installs still constitute the majority of exchanges (80% of total Meter installs).

Smart Meter Technical Detail Report - April 2018
Click to expand the Smart Meter Technical Detail Report –  August 2018


We observed the highest amount of SMETSv2.0 installs since the beginning of the rollout (8.4k in August 2018  compare to 3.3k in July 2018). The proportion of late and corrected MTDs for SMETS v2.0 exchanges has fallen significantly (1.59% and 0.08% respectively). The total number of SMETSv2.0 exchanges is still too low to raise concerns.

Guidance note

The document provides guidance on each section within the smart Meter Technical Detail (MTD) report. 


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