Dan Hopkinson’s role as ElectraLink CEO made permanent

Published: November 8, 2021

Dan Hopkinson has been made permanent in his role as CEO of ElectraLink – operators of the GB energy market’s Data Transfer Service (DTS), a wide range of energy data products and code governance support and management. The ElectraLink Board undertook a competitive recruitment process and confirmed Dan’s permanent position after considering internal and external candidates.

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ElectraLink’s journey to Net Zero

Published: November 2, 2021

Since I joined ElectraLink in March 2020, the company has always demonstrated consideration for employees, what we do and how we do it. Strong focus is placed on corporate social responsibility and doing what is right, not just what makes good business sense. With a decarbonising industry surrounding us and COP26 on the horizon, it is no surprise that in early 2021 our focus turned to achieving net zero emissions as soon as possible.

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ElectraLink commits to net zero by 2022

Published: November 1, 2021

ElectraLink has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2022, following several months of factfinding and training to establish our current emissions and plan a way forward. We are rapidly changing how we operate and behave as an organisation at the heart of the GB energy market, adopting various strategies for reducing and being accountable for our carbon emissions.

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16 million smart meter installations since 2012

Published: August 17, 2021

The GB smart meter installation programme passed the 16-million install mark last month. 223,000 installations took place in July; a 47 percent increase on July last year when Covid-19 was still restricting the pace of the smart meter rollout.

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GB energy supplier switching at three-year low in July

Published: August 10, 2021

Energy supplier switching last month hit a three-year low as 453,000 changes of supplier (CoS) were completed – almost 16 percent less than July last year and the lowest July since 2018. In addition, the six-month rolling average has not hit a new high since summer 2019.

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