Case study: Energy supplier saw 28% increase in tamper finds after process overhaul

Published: July 27, 2021

A medium energy supplier turned to ElectraLink’s Theft Advisory Service to improve their processes to reduce the number of false leads for meter tampers, make better use of their resources and cut costs which would then benefit their customers.

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Smart meter rollout continues as supplier obligation extension announced due to Covid-19

Published: June 16, 2021

Smart meter installations in May 2021 increased 1,188 percent compared to the same month last year as the smart meter rollout continues to recover from lockdown restrictions. 218,000 smart meter installations took place in May – up from May 2020’s installation total which barely exceeded 17,000 thanks to the first national lockdown.

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Update for suppliers on Theft Detection Incentive Schemes

Published: June 2, 2021

As incumbent code managers for SPAA and DCUSA, today ElectraLink is issuing a summary of previously communicated arrangements for energy suppliers to meet their licence conditions for theft and update their activities around incentive schemes.

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DTN and adaptors can lower cost and risk for players connecting to half hourly settlement architecture – ElectraLink

Published: May 18, 2021

The Half-Hourly Settlement (HHS) Architecture Working Group (AWG) recently published their preference for an event-driven architecture (EDA) to deliver the HHS programme, enabling real-time data transfer. As energy market transformation continues, real-time data transfer will be more broadly required, and we at ElectraLink are very supportive of this important step towards the future of the energy system.

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Retail Code Consolidation – transitioning to the REC

Published: May 14, 2021

  Last updated: 8 September 2021 As the Retail Energy Code (REC) implementation progresses to meet the 1 September 2021 deadline, code managers of other industry rule books are facilitating the transition. Some arrangements and aspects of existing codes are moving into the scope of the RECCo and associated bodies, and the new REC managers are taking over responsibility from current code managers overseeing the codes which will gradually be dissolved.

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