Department for Energy Security and Net Zero Smart Meter Targets Framework

7 November 2023

On 06 July 2023, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero issued a Government Response to its consultation of 7 February 2023 on the minimum installation requirements for of the current smart metering system rollout framework. The original consultation and the Government response can be found here

On the 11 July following consideration of stakeholder responses, DESNZ published its conclusions and laid the regulatory changes to the main body of the SEC before Parliament, in line with the procedure under Section 88 of the Energy Act 2008.

On the 31st October, the instrument was signed into effect by the Minister and was entered into force. The Department also published a summary of the changes in its Explanatory Memorandum.

  • An explanatory memorandum and the associated Parliamentary laying document can be found here

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