GLASGOW company Smart Metering Systems has signed an agreement to supply and instal up to 200,000 smart meters for Scottish Hydro-Electric parent SSE’s small business customers.

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Smart Metering noted the deal with SSE Energy Supply formed part of the UK Government programme, overseen by regulator Ofgem and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, requiring energy-supply companies to provide all of their domestic and small business customers across the UK with a smart meter by 2020. Suppliers are required to take “all reasonable steps” to roll out smart meters to all such customers.

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Alan Foy, chief executive of Smart Metering, said: “We are delighted to have built on our longstanding relationship with SSE to sign this new agreement.”

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