Does the Energy Bill mean I could be forced to have a smart meter installed?

No. There are no provisions in the Bill that would allow anyone to enter a property by force to install a smart meter. Consumers will continue to have the right to refuse a smart meter installation.

The clauses in the Energy Bill relating to smart metering extend the timeframe during which existing powers can be used and do not change the nature of existing powers.,No.,refuse%20a%20smart%20meter%20installation