Smart meter installs continue to rise in February

Published: March 14, 2022

The smart meter installation programme continues to gain pace after the pandemic and recent festive season hit activity last year. Installations in February increased compared to both last month and the same month last year; the latter month fell in the middle of a Covid-19 lockdown.

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Former Big Six regain market share as 2021 closes on record low switching

Published: January 17, 2022

2021 ended with a new record low number of switches in December as high wholesale energy prices continue to push suppliers out of the market and customers are transferred to suppliers of last resort (SoLRs).

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17 million smart meter installations since rollout began

Published: December 20, 2021

The GB smart meter rollout recorded its 17 millionth installation since the programme began after 216,000 installations in October 2021 and over 227,000 installations took place in November 2021. This is 13 percent and one percent less than October and November last year, respectively.

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Energy supplier switching crashes to lowest levels on record

Published: December 8, 2021

Changes of energy supplier (CoS) dropped to the lowest level since records began in 2012, according to November’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) switching data. Only 131,000 switches were completed last month after switching requests plummeted in October.

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Securing data democracy

Published: November 23, 2021

One of ElectraLink’s key strategies for the next few years is to increase data transparency and accessibility in the energy market. However, we are aiming to achieve this is an environment of heightened risks and concerns about data and system security. There have been some high-profile data breaches dominating the news, many occurring in sectors which would not be considered a target.

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