Half of suppliers have failed to reach their smart meter installation milestones, and were more than 10% outside of the tolerance allowed.
Drax has revealed it is working on what it is lauding as a ‘ground-breaking’ polyphase SMETS2 smart meter.
Smart meter installations are beginning again after a two month hiatus due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Smart meter installations dropped in Q1 of 2020, as the impact of COVID-19 began to be felt in the UK in March.
Shell Energy has become the latest company to highlight the change in demand since lockdown.
E.on has put 3,000 of its staff on furlough as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pause button has been hit on the smart meter rollout during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The speed of the smart meter rollout continues to fluctuate as installs surge compared to Q4 2018 but fall year-on-year.
Ofgem has issued five supplier with final orders after they failed to become Data Communications Company (DCC) users.