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Editor: David Keighley
9th June 2016

One of the most significant changes to UK energy metering regulations, the P272 rule change, is looming on the horizon. From next April, an estimated 100,000 UK businesses will have their 05-08 class electricity meters read automatically every half hour.

Electricity data collection and metering specialist IMServ says the challenge with P272 has been introducing a supplier-driven compulsory and complex rule change without it having an adverse impact on the consumer. The company's Head of Utilities, Richard Hill, says: "Our job is to ensure that energy suppliers seamlessly complete the change, without letting any of their customers down."

IMServ has been working closely with energy suppliers such as Opus Energy to be ready for the switch. Hill says: "Suppliers have to confirm how much energy customers have used. Therefore, by collecting quality consumption data every 30 minutes, Opus Energy can give its customers an accurate bill based on actual energy usage."

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