Under the contract, British Gas will receive Elster’s dual protocol WAN AS330 electricity meters and BK-G4E gas meters, for initial smart metering rollouts in 2012 and 2013.

Elster, in collaboration with Landis + Gyr, will act as a qualified smart metering supplier for British Gas, providing dual protocol WAN solutions.

British Gas smart homes managing director Dean Keeling said Elster supports the success of the company’s smart metering rollout and Elster’s secure, reliable and interoperable dual fuel, dual protocol WAN solution provides with further capacity in the company’s supply chain.

Elster said it designed its BK-G4E and AS330 meters to support tailored solutions for utilities working to comply with the European directive for smart gas and electricity metering.