Warrington, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- January 28, 2008 – U. K.-based United Utilities PLC has secured an extension to its metering contract with British Gas Trading Limited through to June 2010. The contract began in 2002 and covers meter provision and maintenance in the north of England and north Wales, serving around 5 million gas and electricity customers, and valued at approximately £276 million $546 million).

Chief Executive of United Utilities, Philip Green, said: “We are pleased to have extended this contract through to 2010. It builds on our strong performance in the metering sector and further supports our position as the leading utility infrastructure outsourcing company in the UK.”