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ElectraLink celebrates 10 years as code administrator for DCUSA

Published: December 14, 2016

ElectraLink, provider of data transfer, governance and data analytics services to the UK gas and electricity markets, is celebrating its ten-year anniversary as a central code administrator for The Distribution Connection and Use of Service Agreement (DCUSA).  The central body, which has operated at the heart of the energy market since 1997, helps deliver the smooth running of the agreement while managing significant industry change.

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ElectraLink gives back through our #careforlondon campaign, over the Christmas season and beyond.

Published: December 13, 2016

The festive season is well and truly upon us, and it is not always the happiest time of year for everyone. ElectraLink is giving back to the community through a new initiative called Care for London, whereby our staff and corporate partners collectively invest their time and resources into a cause of their choice. It’s our efforts combined that can make a difference in the community.

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40% of total renewable output no longer ‘invisible’ with launch of new energy data analytics service by ElectraLink

Published: October 19, 2016

London, UK – 19 October 2016: ElectraLink, provider of data transfer, governance and data analytics services to the UK gas and electricity markets, has today announced the launch of its Renewable Energy Insight service removing the renewables ‘blind spot’ which until now has hidden 40% of total renewable output from view. Renewable energy sources now provide over 25% of electricity to the UK, according to the figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy – a four-fold increase since 2008.

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Highlights from our Smart Meter Readiness Forum in September

Published: October 4, 2016

Outlined below are some of the issues, solutions, risks and opportunities identified at the forum: Suppliers are expected to substantially ramp up their smart meter installation programmes following the ‘go-live’ at the end of 2016. At peak, the industry will need to deliver 45,000 installs a day in order to reach programme expectations. Suppliers will need to be highly effective in planning, targeting and scheduling installations and programme efficiency will be paramount as will focus on minimising cost overruns from revisits.

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ElectraLink provides industry with a market data tool to support smart meter rollout as it launches its Smart Insight: Accelerator Service

Published: September 29, 2016

The data analytics the central body provides with this service includes geographic visualisation and ‘hot spot’ identification of potentially problematic post-codes or post-code sectors, with historical data collected over a four-year period. These vital insights are being continually updated by live data generated by the market and energy suppliers, who are responsible for the roll-out programme, meter installers, and distribution network operators (DNO’s) to plan schedule and maximise the success of first-time smart meter installations, significantly reducing costs as well as negative impact on their customers.

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