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International Women’s Day 2019

Published: March 8, 2019

We asked ElectraLink staff to share their female heroes with us and explain why these women influence and inspire them in many aspects of their life and work.

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ElectraLink identifies EMDH as best network to deliver HH settlement data

Published: March 7, 2019

Last month, ELEXON sought views on who should develop the system architecture for the Target Operating Model for Market-wide Half Hourly Settlement. It is our view that the reliable, secure, flexible and scalable Energy Market Data Hub, which ElectraLink has already procured on the energy industry’s behalf, can meet the requirements of market-wide half hourly settlement at low risk and cost.

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DAP flows on DTS to improve debt recovery and supplier switching

Published: February 28, 2019

From 28 June 2019, UK energy suppliers will be required to send Debt Assignment Protocol (DAP) messages over the DTS. The requirements for DAP data flows arise from supplier demands to enable more fluid supplier switching and recovery of customer debt. DAP enables a supplier, whose customer is switching to a new supplier, to transfer the customer’s debt to that new supplier.

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ElectraLink to Host World Café in Three UK Locations

Published: February 5, 2019

  We are delighted to be hosting three exciting World Café events this March, on the topic of energy regulation to discuss the ever-evolving energy landscape and shape how we can manage effective regulation through the Retail Energy Code (REC). The World Café will be split into two sessions, with the morning looking at the future of Energy Regulation and the afternoon focussed on the REC.

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ElectraLink’s Data Demonstrates Ofgem’s Price Cap is yet to Affect Switching Rate

Published: February 4, 2019

ElectraLink’s latest figures today show that Ofgem’s newly introduced price cap is currently having no significant impact on customer switching rates in the energy market. The well-publicised extension of Ofgem’s price cap was brought into force on the 1st January 2019, making the cap applicable to all customers on default tariffs, prepayment meters and recipients of the Warm Home Discount. Despite the message from Ofgem that customers may get a better deal if they continue to shop around, there was a risk that consumers may have viewed the price cap as an alternative to switching.

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