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Yorkshire exceeds 1.1 million installed smart meters in December 2019

Published: January 17, 2020

Yorkshire now has a cumulative smart meter installation figure of 1.1mn meters, according to data from the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) published today. Over 16,000 smart meters were installed in Yorkshire in December 2019 to push the region over the 1.1mn mark. The total number of installs for the month was just under 200,000 for GB, with East England topping the ranks with just shy of 26,000 meters installed.

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Energy customers switched suppliers 6.3 million times in 2019

Published: January 14, 2020

Switching data from the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) published by ElectraLink today reveals that 526,000 customers changed energy supplier in December 2019, a 21% increase from December the year before. This brings the total number of switches completed during 2019 to 6.3mn, 9.3% more than 2018.

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ElectraLink launches online DTS application portal for market participants

Published: January 7, 2020

ElectraLink is delighted to announce the launch of the DTS Market Entry Portal today. This is a brand-new website from our DTS Operations Team that will allow customers to accede to the DTS through a series of easy online steps.

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FlowBuilder now supports gas catalogues and automatic updates through API

Published: December 19, 2019

ElectraLink has introduced a series of innovative updates to FlowBuilder, our platform that enables DTS Users to design, amend, test and share data flow templates. Market participants can now create bespoke flows within relevant catalogues, including the RGMA and Supplier DFC gas catalogues, in addition to the DTC. This will allow for the design, testing and sharing of data flows within these catalogues through a single platform.

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Launch of CSSConnect, ElectraLink’s flexible adapter service for Faster Switching

Published: December 18, 2019

ElectraLink has formally launched CSSConnect, our flexible adapter service that provides Data Transfer Service (DTS) Users with a simplified, technical entry process into Ofgem’s Faster Switching programme and allows them to use their existing connectivity method under the existing DTS Agreement (DTSA). This announcement comes after a comprehensive engagement programme with industry participants and in close collaboration with the DTS User group to ensure that our solution meets the needs of the market and offers the best value for money.

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