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Report on Flexr webinar and live Q&A

Published: June 18, 2020

On 20 May 2020, ElectraLink broadcasted Flexr: Unlocking the challenge of data to enable a smarter, more flexible energy system as part of the Spring Webinar Series.

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NRPS resumes non-emergency investigations

Published: June 17, 2020

ElectraLink’s National Revenue Protection Service (NRPS) team has taken further steps towards resuming business as usual activities in the energy market with the introduction of the government’s guidance paper, ‘Working Safely during COVID-19 in other Peoples Homes.’ The guidance now allows us to attend non-emergency revenue protection investigations (both Category B and C) in addition to urgent category A investigations, providing clarity on the requirements to assess and manage risks for both site engineers and building owners and tenants.

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Installs of smart meters 92% down on last year but increase in sight

Published: June 16, 2020

Continued social distancing measures and a ban on non-essential site visits to ensure the safety of households and field engineers led to a decrease in smart meter installs in March and a huge 95 percent drop in April. The number of smart meter installs for May stayed similarly low, with just over 17,000 installations taking place nationwide, 92 percent less than May 2019’s 210,000 smart meter installations.

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Energy supplier switching dips again in May

Published: June 15, 2020

According to data published today from the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH), energy supplier switches completed in May 2020 decreased in year-on-year and month-on-month measurements. Changes of supplier (CoS) completed in May ended at 436,000 events – 11 percent less than May 2019 and 10 percent less than April 2020. Switches completed for the month of May have been increasing for the past few years.

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Report on Energy Governance Transformation webinar and Q&A

Published: June 9, 2020

For the past few years, ElectraLink has organised and hosted bi-annual Engagement Days to bring together people from across the energy industry to spark a dialogue and share ideas and views on the energy system as we see it currently and in the future. Due to COVID-19 safety risks and lockdown measures in the UK, we replaced our usual Spring Engagement Day with our first Spring Webinar Series.

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