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Quarter of a million smart meters installed in October

Published: November 18, 2020

Suppliers continue to work hard throughout autumn to roll out smart meters to GB households despite the difficult conditions of localised lockdowns in virtually all parts of the UK. October 2020 recorded 247,000 smart meter installations – seven percent more than the month before. The almost-quarter of a million installations is the highest of the year so far.

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October switches highest for the year so far

Published: November 10, 2020

Switching energy supplier in GB has continued positively in October on the upward seasonal trend as suppliers see an expected rise in contract expirations. October 2020 recorded 621,000 changes of supplier (CoS) completed, according to data from the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH). This is four percent more than October 2019 as well as a 20 percent increase on September 2020.

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FlowBuilder upgrades are live!

Published: November 5, 2020

This week ElectraLink has launched extensive upgrades to FlowBuilder – the data transfer tool enabling users to design, test and share bespoke data requirements and templates. The upgrades will increase market accessibility for new entrants and promote innovation and collaboration among market participants.

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ElectraLink partners with SSEN and UK Power Networks to prepare electricity system for EV future

Published: October 21, 2020

ElectraLink is delighted to be involved in Skyline, a new innovative partnership launched to support the cost-effective transition to electric vehicles (EVs). In a cross-industry first, data from the automotive industry, charge point operators and electricity networks is being shared and utilised to target investment and pave the way for the net zero transport revolution.

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Switching trends mirror last year despite COVID-induced slowdown

Published: October 16, 2020

Change of Supplier (CoS) data published from ElectraLink’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) today reveals a promising increase in switching during the month of September as it becomes further evident that energy market activity has continued seasonal trends. September 2020 saw 526,000 CoS completed, up three percent from the month before but eight percent less than September 2019 and the lowest September since 2016.

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