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Smart Metering & Smart Grids Technical Resource

Engage is currently providing smart meter engineering expertise to the GB Smart Metering Programme, to ensure that the smart metering equipment specifications are developed and notified to the EU; to develop the Companion Specification; and to support the development of the assurance and certification regime and the testing and trialling as appropriate.

Engage consultants have been involved in a variety of smart meter technical assignments and can provide technical expertise and assurance to your business. We can support your business through the Smart Metering System procurement cycle, including providing advice on vendor and product evaluation. An example of some of the technical assignments Engage has delivered includes:

GB Energy Supplier - Engage provided smart metering technical leadership to a supplier's Smart Metering Programme over a two year period. This involved providing strategic advisory support regarding technology development, including delivery of an Asset Strategy and HAN strategy. We also delivered product specifications and a risk based approach to testing to allow the supplier to procure and deliver integrated and compliant smart metering solutions. The work also involved solution architecture, programme management, and test and assurance activities. 

Government - Engage is providing support in preparing technical documentation to support the Great Britain Companion Specifications (GBCS). Previously Engage provided support in preparing technical documentation to support the Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications (SMETS). Engage also provided PMO technical support which covered 13 design groups as follows: Extended Statement of Design Requirements, In-home Displays, Application Layer, Pre-Payment Meters, Gas Meter Variant, Gas Meter Battery, Difficult Meter Positions, Tariffs, Use Cases, Architecture, Home Area Network, Installation & Maintenance and Micro-generation. 

Government - Engage is currently providing smart meter engineering expertise to ensure that the smart metering equipment specifications are developed and notified to the EU; to develop the Companion Specification; and to support the development of the assurance and certification regime and the testing and trialling as appropriate. The work also involves working closely with key energy industry stakeholders to consult on technical solutions, providing subject matter expertise on Smart Meter devices, analysing options for HAN using 868 radio frequency and setting out options and proposals for 868 development. 

 

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