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We are pleased to announce the release of the Alt HAN Co Supplier Contract. Acceding to the contract enables energy suppliers to commence onboarding activities to prepare to offer a solution for around 1.4m GB properties currently unable to access smart meters. Alt HAN Co exists specifically to extend the home area network and seamlessly […]

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The Exempt Premises List (EPL) is a regulatory provision in Supplier Licence Conditions for designated classes of premises to be flagged, where it is considered technically infeasible, or disproportionately costly to extend the Home Area Network (HAN) using Alt HAN Equipment.  It requires an evidence-based submission on behalf of Energy Suppliers and an approval by […]

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Welcome to the Alt HAN Co. Newsletter for 2019! We are excited to share with you the news from this remarkably busy year. Energy suppliers are required by the UK Government to offer smart meter options to all customer premises within Great Britain by the end of 2020. However, it is estimated that in 3.5 […]

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Alt HAN Co completes initial design contracts with Landis+Gyr and Siemens The Alt HAN Co is pleased to announce that it has now successfully completed initial detailed design with both Siemens and Landis+Gyr for the development of Alternative Home Area Network (Alt HAN) technologies and services. Over the last ten months both companies have developed […]

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We have recently issued the AltHANCo Charging Methodology consultation with responses due 5pm Thursday 12 December 2019. During the consultation, we are seeking views on the proposed design of the Charging Methodology on behalf of Relevant Suppliers. Section K of the Smart Energy Code (SEC) sets out that the DCC will recover Explicit Charges from […]

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We have issued the draft AltHANCo Exempt Premises List Submission consultation, with responses due by 5pm Tuesday 1 October 2019. During the consultation, we are seeking views on the draft Exempt Premises List submission to BEIS Secretary of State, on behalf of Relevant Suppliers. We are also seeking views and examples, where it is already known […]

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The Alternative Home Area Network (Alt HAN) Company and Forum are delighted to announce the appointment following a competitive process of Paul Cooper as the company’s Managing Director. Paul will take up the position in late November after transitioning from his current role with npower. Please see this News Release for further details.  

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The Alt HAN Co has awarded the Alt HAN Operational Services contract to Capgemini in the UK through an open and competitive procurement process, to support the rollout of Alternative Home Area Network (Alt HAN) technologies and services. Energy suppliers are required by the UK Government to offer smart meter options to all customer premises […]

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We have issued the draft Alt HAN Co Supplier Contract consultation, with responses due by 5pm Tuesday 28 May 2019. During the consultation, we are seeking views on the draft Supplier Contract between Alt HAN Co and Energy Suppliers. The Supplier Contract is a multi-party agreement that will provide the contractual framework within which Alt HAN […]

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Alt HAN Newsletter Alt HAN Secretariat April 2018 Welcome to the first Newsletter for Alt HAN. These newsletters will provide a monthly summary of all Alt HAN Forum, Sub-Group and Board activities to help keep stakeholders up to date with the progress of Alt HAN. This month Alt HAN held seven meetings and one workshop […]

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