Retail Code Consolidation – transitioning to the REC

Published: May 14, 2021

  Last updated: 24 February 2022 The Retail Energy Code (REC) implementation met the 1 September 2021 deadline, and code managers of other industry rule books are continuing to facilitate the transition. Most arrangements and aspects of existing codes have moved into the scope of the RECCo and associated bodies, and the new REC managers have taken over responsibility from previous code managers who oversaw the closed codes.

View article in full

Smart meter installations bounce back after winter lockdown

Published: April 20, 2021

Smart meter installations in GB have rebounded after the winter lockdown restricted engineers from visiting homes and businesses for non-essential work. There were 219,000 installs in March 2021 – 34 percent more than the month before.

View article in full

ElectraLink launches a modernised, digitalised DCUSA

Published: March 23, 2021

ElectraLink has completed the digitalisation for the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA), an energy market code for which ElectraLink administers change management, secretariat and administrative responsibilities. The DCUSA is a core component which will lead the change to a Net Zero energy system.

View article in full

ElectraLink’s CSS adaptor with no upfront or connection fees

Published: October 8, 2020

As part of Ofgem’s faster switching programme to create the Central Switching Service (CSS), ElectraLink has spent several years liaising with the energy market, the regulator and especially our customers to develop a solution to facilitate the data transfer needs of a faster switching future.

View article in full

ElectraLink launches data requirement to simplify the energy market

Published: September 30, 2020

ElectraLink is delighted to announce that today we are launching the Single Energy Market Data Catalogue (SEMDC) – the GB energy market’s first combined, free to use electricity and gas data catalogue. The SEMDC is a solution to reduce complexity in the currently overcomplex energy market.

View article in full