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Energy: Meters

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 205538, tabled on 14 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, who is responsible for the cost of repairing or replacing smart meters which develop faults (a) less than 12 months and (b) more than 12 months after installation.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

21 July 2014

Energy suppliers are responsible for maintaining all meters in domestic premises. It is standard industry practice to obtain warranties from meter manufacturers to cover the costs of repair and replacement of several years’ duration.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change
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