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Smart meter installs see a dramatic recovery in July, with a 120 percent increase from June

Published: August 12, 2020

COVID-19 may still be impacting on the energy industry but the upward trajectory for Smart Meter installations continued in July. July’s figures were close to 152,000 which is 120 percent more than the previous month. While July’s figures still show a 36 percent drop against the same month last year, the gap is closing (June 2020’s numbers were 67 percent down on the previous year).

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Challenger energy suppliers make gains as switching leaps in July

Published: August 7, 2020

Change of Supplier (CoS) data published today from the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) shows a continued recovery in switching activity from the slump that occurred during the early and middle stages of the UK’s COVID-19 lockdown. Challenger brands have fared particularly well following the easing of the lockdown.

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Smart meter installs see a noticeable increase in June but still 67% less than last year

Published: July 15, 2020

Smart meter installations began to show signs of recovery in June, with the figure nearing 69,000, which is 25 percent more than the previous month. However, this number is still 67 percent less than the installation numbers we were seeing in June 2019. This, of course, reflects the challenging circumstances that are a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures put in place to reduce the spread of infection.

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Recovery in sight as energy supplier switching increases in June

Published: July 9, 2020

Change of Supplier (CoS) data published today from the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) shows a potential sign of recovery for the UK accompanying the gradual easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures. Switching data from June 2020 confirms that 470,000 switches were completed. This figure marks both a year-on-year and month-on-month increase in switches completed – six percent more than June 2019 and just under eight percent more than May 2020.

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Courts now fully open for BAU revenue protection warrants

Published: June 30, 2020

The UK courts have informed us that they are now open for warrant application works for all Category B and Category C revenue protection (RP) investigations in England and Wales, allowing us to return to full business as usual activities in those areas.

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