Government decides outcome from April’s smart meter consultation
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its decision to not require the smart meter Data Communications Company (DCC) to provide an enrolment service for the ‘first generation’ SMETS1 EDMI meter set.
BSC Panel to provide support to Smart Energy Code Panel
BEIS has also agreed regulatory changes on five separate topics related to the Smart Metering Implementation Programme, including a change to the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) managed by ELEXON. The BSC change will require the BSC Panel to provide support and information to the Smart Energy Code Panel.
Changes to be implemented in September 2020
BEIS laid the legal changes to enact its decisions before Parliament on 18 June. The changes will be implemented in September 2020, subject to any objections by Parliament.
Where to find the Government’s decision letter
Links to the BEIS decision letter and associated documents can be found on the Smart Energy Code Administrator and Secretariat (SECAS) website.
See more detail on the changes
Background information and detail on the changes is available in our April 2020 news article.