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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 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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Chris Anastasi to lead SPAA Executive Committee Through Exciting Transition

Published: October 9, 2017

Chris Anastasi was appointed in August as independent chairperson to lead the SPAA Executive Committee, and he has fully embraced his new role, already leading the committee through an exciting and changing period for SPAA. Chris Anastasi was until very recently Special Advisor for ENGIE Energy UK (previously GDF SUEZ). He had previously held the post of Head of Government Affairs, Policy and Regulation with ENGIE, having joined the Company in April 2010. 

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ElectraLink launches first Stakeholder Engagement Report

Published: September 13, 2017

In our rapidly changing sector, stakeholder engagement has never been more important.  Our stakeholder team works hard to engage effectively with the industry, to better support industry change through enhanced communications.  That is why ElectraLink now has a brand new and dedicated events team! Its ongoing focus is to ensure we build on the solid relationships we have established over almost twenty years, through face to face events, shining a light on both regulatory and global challenges the energy market is enduring.

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