British Gas has picked Elster as a preferred smart meter provider through ‘dual protocol WAN’ AS330 electricity meters and BK-G4E gas meters for rollouts in 2012 and 2013.

Elster joins Landis+Gyr as a qualified smart metering supplier for British Gas, providing ‘dual protocol WAN’ solutions, it was announced on 27 September.

“Elster has worked closely with us to support the success of our Smart Metering rollout and their secure, reliable and interoperable dual fuel, ‘dual protocol WAN’ solution provides us with further capacity in our supply chain,” said Dean Keeling, managing director of British Gas smart homes.

Elster designed its innovative BK-G4E and AS330 meters specifically to support tailored solutions for utilities working to comply with the European directive for smart gas and electricity metering. The meters comply with the latest industry standards for data privacy and security and provide customers with latest technology to protect against fraud and tampering.

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