Energy: Meters

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 1 May 2018 to Question 137413, on energy: meters, for what reasons the data are not directly comparable.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

The installation cost estimates published in the 2016 Cost-Benefit Analysis were based on historic and projected costs provided by energy suppliers, and were expressed in 2011 prices.

The latest cost estimates provided by energy suppliers are likely to only show costs to date, for an individual supplier, and be presented in current prices. They are therefore not directly comparable.

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