P280 – Introduction of new Measurement Classes

Formal title: Introduction of new Measurement Classes

Current Status

Initial Written Assessment
Assessment Procedure
Report Phase
With Authority


P280 wishes to introduce new Measurement Classes for Half Hourly-settled customers in the Domestic and SME markets, and to require the Supplier Volume Allocation Agent (SVAA) to provide Distributors with aggregated Half Hourly consumption data for Metering Systems registered to those new Measurement Classes.


P280 was raised by ENW on 29 November 2012. The Panel agreed to issue it for an Assessment Procedure by a Workgroup, during which P280 underwent two Workgroup Assessment Consultations. The Workgroup recommended that P280 should be approved, and its Assessment Report was presented to the Panel at its meeting on 14 June 2012.

The Panel initially recommended that P280 should be approved, and issued P280 for its Report Phase Consultation. The Panel made its final recommendation that P280 should be approved at its meeting on 9 August 2012. P280 was rejected by Ofgem on 6 November 2012.

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