What’s in the UK Smart Meter Prospectus?

August 7, 2010 at 12:09 am

In an Aug 4 launch event, Ofgem (the UK electricity and gas regulator) presented key reasons for the Smart Metering Prospectus which was announced in July.

At the Prospectus launch event, Ofgem director of regulatory services Robert Hull said that the UK smart metering program should “enable innovation, such as new services and products coming from new players.

Perhaps even more exciting is the opportunity to introduce a new tradable commodity in the energy marketplace: information. Specifically: consumption data, coupled with consumers who are able and willing to adapt their behavior to save energy and money.

Ofgem clearly intends to accelerate smart meter rollouts in the UK. Here are the highlights of this plan…

Full story: UK Smart Meter Prospectus: Groundwork for Energy Industry Innovation

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