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One million smart meters installed in GB since January

Published: September 16, 2020

Over one million smart meters have been installed in GB in 2020 so far following yet another month of recovery from a massive drop in installations due to COVID-19, among other troubles for the energy market. Just under 183,000 smart meters were installed in August – 20 percent more than July. August’s figures still show a 17 percent drop against the same month last year, but the gap is closing.

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Switching recovery from pandemic peak trips up in August

Published: September 11, 2020

Following several months of improvement from a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an unexpected decrease in energy supplier switching during August 2020. Energy market data shows that in previous years the market normally experiences an increase in switches between July and August.

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GB’s first Single Energy Market Data Catalogue

Published: September 7, 2020

ElectraLink is delighted to announce the launch of the GB energy market’s first Single Energy Market Data Catalogue (SEMDC) this September. The SEMDC is a solution to reduce complexity in the currently overcomplex energy market.

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FlowBuilder upgrades will boost energy market innovation and collaboration

Published: September 4, 2020

Following extensive works to improve and expand data transfer capabilities for the GB energy market, this month ElectraLink will be launching upgrades to FlowBuilder – the data transfer tool enabling users to design, test and share bespoke data flows.

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Smart meter installs see a dramatic recovery in July, with a 120 percent increase from June

Published: August 12, 2020

COVID-19 may still be impacting on the energy industry but the upward trajectory for Smart Meter installations continued in July. July’s figures were close to 152,000 which is 120 percent more than the previous month. While July’s figures still show a 36 percent drop against the same month last year, the gap is closing (June 2020’s numbers were 67 percent down on the previous year).

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