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CEPA and TNEI selected by ElectraLink to Deliver Distribution Use of System (DUoS) Models

Published: November 27, 2017

ElectraLink managed the procurement of a service provider of modelling services and is pleased to announce the selection of Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) and TNEI from a number of bidders. The Distribution Use of System (DUoS) financial models are used by the GB electricity industry to allocate the £5 billion annual cost of the distribution networks. ElectraLink is the secretariat of the Distribution Connection and Use of Service Agreement (DCUSA) which manages these models.

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ElectraLink’s response to Ofgem’s ‘Delivering Faster and More Reliable Switching: proposed new switching arrangements

Published: November 3, 2017

On Friday 3rd of November 2017, ElectraLink responded to Ofgem’s Faster Switching Consultation (‘Delivering Faster and More Reliable Switching: proposed new switching arrangements’). Our response covered four main arguments: The existing Data Transfer Network (DTN) for the GB energy industry can meet both the functional requirements of the Switching Programme and Ofgem’s aims for competitively sourced solutions for the CSS. The MIS and Performance Assurance regime should not be excluded from the switching programme as we believe they both improve the efficiency and reliability of the overall switching service.

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ElectraLink Appoints Wilcock Consultants as the new SPAA Metering Agent Auditor

Published: November 3, 2017

ElectraLink is pleased to announce that Wilcock Consultants Ltd has been successfully appointed as the SPAA Auditor for the AMI and MAM services as of 1 January 2018 and ElectraLink have been appointed to support the delivery of this service. This followed a one year competitive procurement process. This represents another successful procurement, mobilisation and contract management project delivered by ElectraLink on behalf of the industry.

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ElectraLink partners with first multi-metering supply chain management company Meter Provida

Published: October 31, 2017

ElectraLink, the UK’s energy market data hub, has partnered with Meter Provida, the UK’s leading multi-utility metering installation company, to enable it to utilise ElectraLink’s Energy Market Insight service, based on key information exchanged across the Data Transfer Network (DTN), to improve the data availability for Meter Provida’s reverse logistics process. ElectraLink’s DTN connects all retail market participants, and underpins industry inter-operability and supports processes critical to a competitive energy market. 

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ElectraLink’s White Paper to inform industry’s response to the Ofgem consultation ‘Delivering Faster and More Reliable Switching: proposed new switching arrangements’

Published: October 20, 2017

On Thursday 12th of October 2017, We released a White Paper in response to Ofgem’s switching consultation to describe how the existing Data Transfer Network (DTN) for the GB energy industry can meet both the functional requirements of the Switching Programme and Ofgem’s aims for competitively sourced solutions for the CSS. We are happy for anyone to use the evidence in the White Paper in their response.

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