Fewer switches started in April than any month since 2012

Published: May 16, 2022

Customers looking to switch energy supplier have never been scarcer after months of price increases and squeezed bottom lines for providers of energy to households and small businesses. Just 110,000 changes of supplier (CoS) were started in April 2022 – 37 percent less than the month before and the fewest in a single month since ElectraLink records began in 2012.

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Ofgem’s response to the Microbusiness Strategic Review: a brief analysis

Published: May 5, 2022

Words by Tim Hipperson, Governance Services Consultant In late March 2022, Ofgem published their final decision on the outcome of the Microbusiness Strategic Review (MBSR) – a project to identify and resolve challenges for microbusinesses as customers in the energy market. The regulator’s decision has extensive impacts for end users as well as suppliers, and it is worth tracking how the review arose and will transpire for the retail energy market.

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Energy supplier switching remains low in March as millions partake in Meter Reading Day

Published: April 22, 2022

Changes of supplier (CoS) in the energy market remained low in March as the sector continues to struggle with high prices and supplier failures.

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Read all about it: ElectraLink volunteers at the Children’s Book Project

Published: April 14, 2022

Words by Lindsay Brownless, Head of Marketing and Engagement “On Monday, 7 March 2022, ElectraLink’s volunteer crew assembled in London to spend the day with the wonderful people at the Children’s Book Project. This charitable organisation collects, sorts, and distributes books for children throughout the UK.

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Smart meter rollout regains pace after winter slowdown as Ofgem warns of regulatory obligations

Published: April 13, 2022

The smart meter installation programme has picked up after the usual slow period over the festive season and extraordinary disruption from the Omicron variant of Covid-19. Suppliers delivered 224,000 smart meter installations in March 2022 – the highest number since November 2021 and two percent more than March last year.

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