Energy and Climate Change - Fourth Report
Smart meter roll-out

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 July 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 The cost-benefit case for roll-out

3 Roll-out stages and timescale

4 Smart meter communications and coverage

5 Smart meter functionality and interoperability

6 Consumer savings

7 Consumer concerns and engagement

8 Conclusion


9 Annex- Summary notes from committee visit

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Tuesday 23 April 2013: Mike Mitcham, Stop Smart Meters! (UK), Dr Liz Evans, Stop Smart Meters! (UK), Dr Jill Meara, Public Health England and Dr John Swanson, Biological Effects Policy Advisory Group; Audrey Gallacher, Consumer Focus and Allen Creedy, Federation of Small Businesses; Sean Weir, SmartReach Consortium, Tony Taylor, Energy Services and Technology Association and Hans Kristiansen, Orsis (UK) Limited

Tuesday 14 May 2013 AM: Dr Sarah Darby, Deputy Programme Leader, Lower Carbon Futures group, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, Dr Gary Raw, Visiting Professor and Professional Research Associate, UCL Energy Institute, Professor Harriet Bulkeley, Professor of Geography, Durham University and Dave Openshaw, Senior Adviser, UK Power Networks; Dr Martyn Thomas CBE, Chairman, IT Policy Panel, Institution of Engineering and Technology and Alex Henney, EEE Limited

Tuesday 14 May 2013 PM: Paul Spence, Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, EDF, Dr Neil Pennington, Programme Director, Smart, RWE npower, Andrew Ward, Operations Director, ScottishPower and Tony House, Smart Programme Director, SSE; Stuart Rolland, Managing Director, Smart Metering, British Gas, Don Leiper, Director of New Business, E.ON and Darren Braham, First Utility

Tuesday 4 June 2013: Maxine Frerk, Retail Markets and Research, Ofgem; Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DECC, Daron Walker, Director, Fuel Poverty and Smart Meters, DECC and Jacqui Russell, Head of Consumer Engagement and Roll-out, DECC

Written evidence

Additional written evidence (unprinted)

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