Chief Technical Officer Wins Commendation in Prestigious Photography Awards

Published: December 18, 2017

ElectraLink’s Chief Technical Officer, Paul Gath, has been commended for one of his incredible landscape photographs currently on display at the London Waterloo station, winning a place in the 2017 Awards book, Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 11, published on October 16th. The awards ceremony for the ‘Take a View – Landscape Photographer of the Year’ Awards competition was hosted by TV presenter and businessman, Ray Mears.

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Lessons for an Open Water Market

Published: November 17, 2017

The Water Market is undergoing fundamental change this year. If you’re not aware of this, that doesn’t matter, as I am going to talk about the changes in detail, but I’d encourage you to look here for further information. So, what is actually happening? Since April 2017, any non-domestic water customer can switch water supplier (previously, most had no choice) and, in the near(ish) future, domestic customers will be able to do the same.

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ElectraLink’s Staff Volunteer in Ghana

Published: October 11, 2017

ElectraLink and its staff are involved in a number of initiatives that ‘give back’ to the community and staff have two volunteer days to spend as they wish or donate to someone else to carry out volunteer work on their behalf. Lauren Nicholls, part of our Governance Services team, returned from three rewarding weeks volunteering in Kumasi Children’s Home, Ghana. When asked to describe a day at the Children’s Home she said: “I was based in the Home Unit, which housed 45 boys and men ranging in age from a few days old to a man in his mid-forties, all with a mixture of abilities and needs.

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Flexing Our Collaborative Muscles

Published: October 6, 2017

At ElectraLink we’ve been embracing flexible working across the teams for several years. This means people can chose to work from home or the office, depending on their preferences.  They need only to come into the office for external meetings and can flex their working day around what suits them best with some starting early to avoid the morning rush and others starting later.

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Where to Invest in UK Renewables

Published: September 28, 2017

The UK energy market is experiencing a 6% annual increase in renewable generation, largely from wind and solar sites. This remarkable growth in the renewable energy market is attracting major investment, however, investors have limited visibility of accurate supply and demand, and the impact that inaccurate forecasting has on the networks can affect determination of financial risk and returns. A national picture of the generation market consisting of both generation connected to National Grid, and the ‘missing picture’ of embedded generation, together provides a complete view of what is really going on.

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