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Low Carbon Technologies (LCT) Detection project

Published: November 12, 2018

ElectraLink, the UK’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH), has partnered with Western Power Distribution (WPD), the company responsible for electricity distribution in South Wales, the South West and Midlands, on a ground-breaking project that will allow WPD to understand the impact of electric vehicles and other low carbon technologies on its network. The new project, launched today and called the Low Carbon Technologies (LCT) Detection project, will allow WPD to identify areas where there is a high proliferation of electric vehicles, solar panels or other low carbon technologies and manage its network accordingly.

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Understanding the customer is central to innovation in the energy market

Published: November 9, 2018

Our CEO, Stuart Lacey, is featured in this week’s Utility Week providing his ‘CEO View’. He highlights how understanding the customer is central to innovation in the energy market and the role data has to play. The energy market is currently undergoing a period of unprecedented change driven by global technology trends and a rejection of fossil fuels.  Be it the rapid growth in electric vehicles, the falling cost of battery storage or the development of distributed generation, these global trends mean that customers are interacting with the UK energy market in novel and sometimes unpredictable ways. 

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ElectraLink launches new consultation on Third Party Intermediary Code of Practice

Published: November 5, 2018

Since Electralink’s initial declaration of intention to establish an independent industry Third Party Intermediary Code of Practice (TPICoP) in July 2018, we have recognised the importance of engagement and consultation during its development. To reflect this we have continued to work with industry across TPI and supplier communities and even extended our engagement to include interested independent third parties. A founding principle of this development is to establish an independent code which delivers value to TPIs, suppliers and ultimately customers in the business market including small to medium enterprise.

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We are launching the new Flow Builder application

Published: October 31, 2018

It’s here! Today is the official launch of Flow Builder! This innovative tool is available without additional charge to all DTS users and  will provide a platform for industry innovation – allowing our customers to keep pace with the ever evolving energy sector by designing, testing and sharing new flows in real time. Read more here!

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ElectraLink Provides Innovative New API Platform to British Gas

Published: October 25, 2018

ElectraLink, the UK’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH), has created a new Application Programming Interface (API) on top of the existing EMDH platform which will provide instantaneous access to data.  An API is a mechanism for secure, real-time access to the data within the EMDH operating system, either through manual queries made within the API portal or automated machine to machine data look ups.

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