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About SMICoP

The Smart Meter Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP) specifies the minimum standards for Code Members to follow in relation to the Customer facing aspects of the installation of Smart Metering Systems.

The main objectives of the SMICoP are to make sure that the customer receives a high standard of service throughout the installation process, and knows how to use, and benefit from, the smart metering equipment to improve the energy efficiency of their home.

SMICoP Ltd was created as the corporate vehicle responsible for ensuring the proper, effective and efficient implementation and ongoing management of the Code. It is maintained by all SMICoP Members with more than 50,000 Customers (being Domestic Customers and/or Micro Business Customers).

The company’s role is to administer SMICoP and undertake any development activities required by the industry within the scope of the Code. SMICoP Ltd delivers this requirement through an outsourced commercial service contract with ElectraLink Limited.​