ElectraLink and ICoSS Rewrite and Relaunch Version 6 of Industrial and Commercial Code of Practice

Published: April 4, 2018

ElectraLink and ICoSS have rewritten and relaunched Version 6 of the Industrial and Commercial Code of Practice (I&C CoP). This revised Code of Practice incorporates comments from business shippers and suppliers gathered during the recent consultation period. The Code of Practice was established in 2013 to tackle and resolve common customer transfer issues, suppliers and shippers face in the I&C gas market. 

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ElectraLink Develops Fair and Equitable Process in Prepayment Regulation for the Gas Market

Published: January 29, 2018

ElectraLink is instrumental in developing prepayment regulation for the gas market. Suppliers commit to charging prepayment customers comparable prices to those on standard meters although additional infrastructure, contractual and operational costs mean they incur higher overheads to supply some of Britain’s most vulnerable customers. The additional infrastructure is sometimes unable to identify the correct Supplier when a prepayment customer tops up their gas meter.

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CEPA and TNEI selected by ElectraLink to Deliver Distribution Use of System (DUoS) Models

Published: November 27, 2017

ElectraLink managed the procurement of a service provider of modelling services and is pleased to announce the selection of Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) and TNEI from a number of bidders. The Distribution Use of System (DUoS) financial models are used by the GB electricity industry to allocate the £5 billion annual cost of the distribution networks. ElectraLink is the secretariat of the Distribution Connection and Use of Service Agreement (DCUSA) which manages these models.

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ElectraLink partners with first multi-metering supply chain management company Meter Provida

Published: October 31, 2017

ElectraLink, the UK’s energy market data hub, has partnered with Meter Provida, the UK’s leading multi-utility metering installation company, to enable it to utilise ElectraLink’s Energy Market Insight service, based on key information exchanged across the Data Transfer Network (DTN), to improve the data availability for Meter Provida’s reverse logistics process. ElectraLink’s DTN connects all retail market participants, and underpins industry inter-operability and supports processes critical to a competitive energy market. 

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ElectraLink’s White Paper to inform industry’s response to the Ofgem consultation ‘Delivering Faster and More Reliable Switching: proposed new switching arrangements’

Published: October 20, 2017

On Thursday 12th of October 2017, We released a White Paper in response to Ofgem’s switching consultation to describe how the existing Data Transfer Network (DTN) for the GB energy industry can meet both the functional requirements of the Switching Programme and Ofgem’s aims for competitively sourced solutions for the CSS. We are happy for anyone to use the evidence in the White Paper in their response.

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