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Energy UK comments on a Written Ministerial Statement on smart metering

Following a Written Ministerial Statement on smart metering, Angela Knight CBE, Chief Executive of Energy UK said:

“We welcome Government’s prudent decision to allow an additional twelve months to complete the smart meter programme. This recognises the scale of the programme and the need to prepare carefully.

The installation of over 50 million meters in 30 million homes and small businesses across the country is a complex task which must be fulfilled with great care to ensure consumers receive the best possible benefits. Allocating extra time to the programme will mean that it can be completed in a more efficient and cost-effective manner, and to greater effect.

We look forward to continuing to work closely with Government to support the delivery of this transformational programme."  

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