Government funding for smart metering pilot schemes

Ofgem invitation (9 pages, PDF) to apply for Government funding for pilot schemes to test customer response to smart energy metering. The proposed aid intensity is 50 per cent and total State funds available are £9.75 million less Ofgem costs. No State aid clearance or risk is mentioned in the document, but a subsequent questions and answers document (24 pages, PDF) includes provisions for aid to be limited to EU-set thresholds and/or notified to the European Commission. Applications by noon on Friday 29 September 2006.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Electricity, Ofgem, State aid.

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