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ElectraLink provides governance management for SMICoP, helping suppliers meet their smart meter installation licence obligations

Published: December 8, 2014

ElectraLink has signed a long-term contract with SMICoP Ltd to support suppliers in meeting their smart meter installation licence obligations. ElectraLink will provide governance management of the Smart Metering Implementation Code of Practice on their behalf. The Smart Meter Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP) is a consumer-focused code of practice that specifies the minimum standards for energy suppliers to follow in relation to the customer-facing aspects of the installation of Smart Metering Systems.

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DTS Transformation Project – Update 3

Published: October 27, 2014

This is the third issued update on the DTS Transformation Project. The first update issued in March 2014 described the background to the programme and high level information to explain the forthcoming changes and what the changes will mean to you. The second update in June 2014 confirmed the successful migration of the new DTS application on the 17th May 2014, and provided further technical and pricing information on the new Gateway options.

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A leading commercial MAP uses ElectraLinks Energy Market Insight Service

Published: October 13, 2014

A leading commercial MAP uses ElectraLinks Energy Market Insight Service to improve their meter asset records. ElectraLink are providing a leading commercial Meter Asset Provider (MAP) with a reporting service to help them identify any discrepancies between their view of their meter assets and how the information is being reported across the Data Transfer Service. In the British deregulated electricity market, the funding of meters is undertaken by Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) acting as agents for energy suppliers.

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2015 DTS Indicative Charges – further price cut

Published: October 8, 2014

ElectraLink is delighted to announce an indicative 5.5% reduction to Data Transfer Service (DTS) supplier and traffic charges effective from 01 January 2015. This price cut reflects ElectraLink’s continued commitment to reducing the cost of the DTS year on year. This price cut is in addition to the 10% reduction in DTS charges implemented on 01 January 2014. This indicative price reduction is being communicated to facilitate your business planning and budgeting processes for 2015 in accordance with our obligations under the DTSA.

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ElectraLink and Energy Saving Trust Launch SMID – the Smart Meter Installation Dataset

Published: September 25, 2014

Shared knowledge and new centralised data key to efficient smart meter roll-out. ElectraLink, working alongside the Energy Saving Trust, launches a service to improve the installation efficiency of smart meters. New Smart Meter Installation Dataset designed to overcome Energy Supplier challenges of roll-out and allow for efficient planning and improved consumer experience. ElectraLink, working with the Energy Saving Trust (EST), has today launched a new tool designed to improve the efficiency of installations during the smart meter roll-out.

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