Smart Meter Targets Framework: consultation on minimum installation requirements for Year 3 (2024) and Year 4 (2025)

Closed 21 Mar 2023

Opened 7 Feb 2023


The four-year smart metering Targets Framework came into effect on 1 January 2022. This Framework sets energy suppliers in Great Britain annual installation targets on a trajectory to 100% smart coverage by end 2025, subject to an annual allowance or ‘tolerance level’ that applies across industry as a percentage of each supplier’s customer base.

We welcome responses from energy suppliers, as well as from smart metering and energy industry stakeholders and other interested parties.

Submitting supporting evidence

Each question includes the option to upload supporting evidence, however this is limited to one file per question. If you would like to upload more than one file, please send your consultation response to

Read the consultation document on GOV.UK.

What happens next

Stakeholders and other interested parties were invited to provide their views on the government’s proposed approach and, more specifically, the questions set out in the consultation document.

This consultation closed at 23:45 on 21 March 2023. Details on how to respond to this consultation were provided in the General Information section of the consultation document.

Now the consultation has closed, we will consider all responses before publishing the government response in due course. The government response will be published to provide sufficient notice to energy suppliers of their minimum installation requirements for Framework Year 3 (2024).


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