You are here: Home - Household Bills - News -

Scottish Power investigated over potential smart meter breach

0
Written by:
06/11/2020
The energy regulator has launched an investigation into whether Scottish Power has complied with smart meter targets.

Ofgem will investigate whether Scottish Power breached rules around its obligations to install smart meters for customers in 2019.

Under the government’s smart meter installation programme, licence conditions mean suppliers are required to “take all reasonable steps” to rollout the energy-saving devices to all homes and businesses by 30 June 2021.

As such, suppliers set annual targets and Ofgem monitors performance against the targets on an annual basis.

Ofgem added that the opening of the investigation doesn’t imply it’s made any findings about non-compliance by Scottish Power.

Scottish Power has been approached for comment.

There are 0 Comment(s)

If you wish to comment without signing in, click your cursor in the top box and tick the 'Sign in as a guest' box at the bottom.

The savings accounts paying the most interest

If one of your jobs this month is to get your finances in order, moving your savings to a higher paying deal i...

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

Few people had heard of ‘furlough’ before March 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic thrust the idea of bein...

Coronavirus and your finances: what help can you get in the second lockdown?

News and updates on everything to do with coronavirus and your personal finances.

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Money Tips of the Week

Read previous post:
BLOG: Why a ‘quick’ will is no substitute for a professionally drafted one

Those of us spending more time in the house than normal due to the impact of the coronavirus will likely...

Close