Case study: Governance frameworks for flexibility

Published: May 19, 2021

  Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) bolstered two important energy innovation/flexibility projects with regulatory advice and impact guides from ElectraLink.

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DTN and adaptors can lower cost and risk for players connecting to half hourly settlement architecture – ElectraLink

Published: May 18, 2021

The Half-Hourly Settlement (HHS) Architecture Working Group (AWG) recently published their preference for an event-driven architecture (EDA) to deliver the HHS programme, enabling real-time data transfer. As energy market transformation continues, real-time data transfer will be more broadly required, and we at ElectraLink are very supportive of this important step towards the future of the energy system.

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April smart meter installs 1700% higher than same time last year

Published: May 18, 2021

Smart meter installations in April 2021 reflected the easing of lock-down restrictions in GB as 218,000 installations were recorded – 1,700 percent more than the same month last year.

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Retail Code Consolidation – transitioning to the REC

Published: May 14, 2021

  Last updated: 8 September 2021 As the Retail Energy Code (REC) implementation progresses to meet the 1 September 2021 deadline, code managers of other industry rule books are facilitating the transition. Some arrangements and aspects of existing codes are moving into the scope of the RECCo and associated bodies, and the new REC managers are taking over responsibility from current code managers overseeing the codes which will gradually be dissolved.

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The role of codes in energy market transformation

Published: May 13, 2021

Words by Anthony Bivens, Senior Advisor The current framework for governance and regulation of the energy industry has remained largely unchanged since 1998; a time when DVDs were first released in Britain, Nokia and Ericsson dominated the mobile phone market, Google was a start-up and Amazon was operating as an online bookstore. Since then, the number of energy codes and licence conditions have proliferated and evolved, but the framework and governance structure has remained largely the same whilst the market has evolved significantly.

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