Ofgem’s response to the Microbusiness Strategic Review: a brief analysis

Published: May 5, 2022

Words by Tim Hipperson, Governance Services Consultant In late March 2022, Ofgem published their final decision on the outcome of the Microbusiness Strategic Review (MBSR) – a project to identify and resolve challenges for microbusinesses as customers in the energy market. The regulator’s decision has extensive impacts for end users as well as suppliers, and it is worth tracking how the review arose and will transpire for the retail energy market.

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ElectraLink, RECCo and REC Code Manager co-build APIs for energy market performance assurance

Published: March 2, 2022

ElectraLink, the Retail Energy Code Company (RECCo) and REC Code Manager have completed a collaborative project to integrate existing energy market data into retail energy market performance assurance.

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Meet Furqan: ElectraLink’s master of digitalisation

Published: January 26, 2022

Furqan Aziz is the Principal Consultant in ElectraLink’s Governance Services team. With a decade of experience in the energy sector, Furqan brings to ElectraLink his expertise working with several organisations to build their digital solutions for the future of the energy market. Since joining ElectraLink, he has made extensive progress with the digitalisation of DCUSA and developing data solutions to complement energy market participants’ existing digitalised systems.

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Digitalising a customer-centric DCUSA

Published: January 14, 2022

Digitalisation is sweeping across the energy market bringing efficiency, investment and innovative solutions to facilitate the industry’s Net Zero transformation. From large-scale customer systems to focused process improvers, digital solutions are becoming commonplace in the world of energy codes as well as the wider industry.

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Lessons from 18 years of SPAA, by ElectraLink director Stefan Leedham

Published: October 14, 2021

The 1st of September 2021 marked the dawn of the Retail Energy Code (REC) and its regulation of the electricity and gas retail markets. The previous day marked the end of the Supply Point Administration Agreement (SPAA) and its linked codes, as well as the end of the Smart Metering Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP) and the end of ElectraLink’s role as Code Manager of those agreements.

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