3 February 2014
Commenting on recent press coverage suggesting Government should review the Smart Meter Programme, particularly the obligation for suppliers to offer an energy display (IHD) to every customer, Howard Porter, CEO of BEAMA said
28 January 2014
Practical features of a home that were once seen as mere aspirations are now being viewed as affordable luxuries, according to a recent survey of UK homeowners*.
BEAMA is the independent expert knowledge base and forum for the electrotechnical industry for the UK and across Europe. Representing over 300 manufacturing companies in the electrotechnical sector, the organisation has significant influence over UK and international political, standardisation and commercial policy.
The SMDA (Smart Metering Device Assurance), consisting of BEAMA, EUA, Energy-UK and CMAP, has released an RFI for potential operators of a scheme to assure full interoperability and interchangeability of all end-to-end smart metering devices. This is a request for information as opposed to a formal invitation to tender and is not part of a formal procurement process. We have requested any questions by 17 January 2014, with responses by 31 January 2014.