BEIS has postponed the introduction of a new obligation on Energy Suppliers to install a smart meter when replacing a traditional meter or fitting one for the first time.
Smart Energy Code Modification Proposal (SECMP0013) seeks to amend the SEC and DCC systems to provide Suppliers with a means of performing quality assurance and fault diagnostics on SMETS2 devices returned by Meter Operatives. Read more
In a Change of Supplier (CoS) event, a Supplier becomes responsible for the maintenance of an asset and to ensure the latest version of firmware is in use. Prior to the agreed SECMP0009, there was no easy way for Suppliers to determine if the firmware was the latest version nor any applicable contact details for the manufacturer where it is not.