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  1. Hey book lovers! Can't say I'm that much of a...

    Posted by MrSmart, 04-09-19
    Hey book lovers!

    Can't say I'm that much of a reader but I have a couple of favourites that I read every couple of years and I try and read a bit when I'm travelling around on trains and stuff.
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  2. Poll: Oh I would absolutely love a Tesla Jon1 but 1....

    Posted by MrSmart, 02-09-19
    Oh I would absolutely love a Tesla Jon1 but 1. I've got no idea how on earth you would even buy one; do they have showrooms?? and 2. Struggling to find out how much they actually are! A LOT I'm...
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  3. Hi there GeorgeRB91 and welcome! Have you just...

    Posted by MrSmart, 30-08-19
    Thread: Smart Meter
    Hi there GeorgeRB91 and welcome!

    Have you just had the smart meters fitted by Magnum/Pure Planet? If so, give it a couple of days as there are some things in the background that need to be...
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  4. Poll: Hi woz I'm on PCP with Kia and have been for...

    Posted by MrSmart, 30-08-19
    Hi woz I'm on PCP with Kia and have been for years and years. I just go back every 2 years and get a new one. Leasing is bad for me because I do so many business miles travelling around the country...
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  5. Poll: Who's getting an electric car?

    Posted by MrSmart, 29-08-19
    Hey everyone,
    So Ill probably be in the market for new car in a few months when I speak to Kia about my current deal (diesel Sportage) and wondering whether now is the time to go electric.

    1. I...
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  6. Hi G4RHL Doesn't happen all too often but it...

    Posted by MrSmart, 29-08-19
    Hi G4RHL
    Doesn't happen all too often but it does depend where you are in the country and note that smart meter networks and phone networks are different things (in the North anyway). Telefonica is...
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  7. Hello there Whenever you're concerned with a...

    Posted by MrSmart, 29-08-19
    Hello there
    Whenever you're concerned with a bill youve had the very first thing you should do is check the readings that have been used as X Driver says. If theyve been estimated and they're higher...
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  8. Hi there Mel, Not much to go on with your...

    Posted by MrSmart, 28-08-19
    Thread: Smart meters
    Hi there Mel,
    Not much to go on with your message but I assume you mean installation of SMETS2 meters? There are plenty of stickied threads at the top of this forum to outline PPs plan for the...
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  9. Yes, it does work when switching supplier the...

    Posted by MrSmart, 30-07-19
    Yes, it does work when switching supplier the problem is that some suppliers aren't ready but are working on it.

    What should happen isn't set in stone. The only thing that is is for the losing...
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  10. Hi JamesSusan, I believe there was an issue at...

    Posted by MrSmart, 30-07-19
    Thread: Joining
    Hi JamesSusan,

    I believe there was an issue at Pure HQ in the past few days which has prevented new members from completing their switch. There is an app update going live today (tomorrow for iOS...
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  11. Thanks woz for bringing in the experts :) ...

    Posted by MrSmart, 30-07-19
    Thanks woz for bringing in the experts :)

    You're right, SMETS2 meters are designed to be fully inter operable with all domestic UK suppliers. All UK suppliers were mandated to be DCC Users by...
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  12. Hi all, PP will be able to take over and...

    Posted by MrSmart, 27-06-19
    Hi all,

    PP will be able to take over and control your SMETS2 meter already installed by SP.

    Being a live DCC user PP are connected to DCC and actively installing their own, via their pilot...
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  13. I think it's just communications errors for the...

    Posted by MrSmart, 26-06-19
    Thread: Smart meter
    I think it's just communications errors for the most part. There has been extensive testing throughout this whole project but as with anything wireless the signal can be affected by anything (Wifi,...
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  14. Update for you on my installation. The advice to...

    Posted by MrSmart, 26-06-19
    Update for you on my installation.
    The advice to check how far away the IHD and the meters are from each other and also whether there are any thick walls between them is definitely worth noting. My...
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  15. Hi there, Sorry to hear that the installation...

    Posted by MrSmart, 22-06-19
    Hi there,
    Sorry to hear that the installation took some time, it is generally taking a couple of hours at least per install at present but the industry is working hard to bring the error rate down...
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  16. Hi Max, I'm in the same boat, except mine...

    Posted by MrSmart, 22-06-19
    Thread: Smart meter
    Hi Max,

    I'm in the same boat, except mine isn't showing any data any longer - it was displaying gas for a day or two but not anymore. Unfortunately there is a problem with IHDs across the industry...
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  17. Thanks Duppy, tried that a couple of times but...

    Posted by MrSmart, 16-06-19
    Thanks Duppy, tried that a couple of times but now it seems it can't connect to either the elec or the gas...

    I'll send a message to the team for them to look into it.
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  18. There is! It's part of the SEC (Smart Energy...

    Posted by MrSmart, 15-06-19
    Thread: My tariff
    There is! It's part of the SEC (Smart Energy Code) which is a stunning read (2000 pages) if you have the time. It's available on the SECAS website under The DCC User Interface Specification (DUIS)....
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  19. Via the DCC. The Supplier sends a service request...

    Posted by MrSmart, 15-06-19
    Thread: My tariff
    Via the DCC. The Supplier sends a service request message to the meter via the gateway connection and the meter responds with the payment mode it is operating in. Existing industry won't know and...
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  20. Terribly sorry Jon1 you wanted the IHD as well?!...

    Posted by MrSmart, 14-06-19
    Terribly sorry Jon1 you wanted the IHD as well?!
    Trying to work out through my contacts why the elec isn't showing but apart from that, all good!

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  21. My Smart Meter Installation

    Posted by MrSmart, 14-06-19
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    Afternoon everyone,
    Just thought I'd share with you my SMETS2 Installation that was completed this morning (with pictures attached for those as nerdy as me)

    So, by now you probably...
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  22. Just to note that the national database would no...

    Posted by MrSmart, 14-06-19
    Thread: My tariff
    Just to note that the national database would no longer tell you if a meter was operating in PP mode or CR as it's just 'a smart meter' when you look there whereas for traditional meters it would...
    15 Replies
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  23. Some will but that should already have happened....

    Posted by MrSmart, 14-06-19
    Some will but that should already have happened. The installing supplier (BG, E.On, whoever) had a task prior to DCC doing their work to understand what the requirements for enrolment were to upgrade...
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  24. There isn't much that PP actually have to 'do'...

    Posted by MrSmart, 14-06-19
    There isn't much that PP actually have to 'do' for these to start functioning as smart again. If they're enrolled into the DCC infrastructure, as PP are already a live DCC User (as they're actively...
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  25. I would be interested to know why there are two...

    Posted by MrSmart, 12-06-19
    I would be interested to know why there are two gas meters - are they both required or a throwback to a previous setup?

    Interesting because smart metering can only handle one gas meter per...
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