Energy data democratisation celebrated at the British Data Awards 2023

Published: June 26, 2023

Democratising energy market data has been a prominent focus for ElectraLink over the past few years. Opening access to our industry data lake for a range of organisations – public and private – means better outcomes for energy users in homes and businesses, new services for energy efficiency and carbon tracking initiatives, and broader benefits for the UK’s energy system.

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Smart meter installations in GB surge 16% in May

Published: June 20, 2023

The smart meter rollout in GB’s energy market has continued to mirror last year’s trends as installations increased significantly last month. There were 197,000 installations in May 2023 – five percent less than May 2022 but 16 per cent more than the previous month.

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Flexible Power: ElectraLink supports DNO flexibility initiative

Published: June 2, 2023

Flexible Power is a joint initiative from four UK electricity Distribution Network Operators (DNOs): National Grid Electricity Distribution, Northern Powergrid, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks and SP Energy Networks. Through collaboration on Flexible Power, four of the six DNOs have converged around a similar toolkit, providing a centralised approach to managing dispatch and settlement for their respective DNO licence areas.

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SME contract changes boost supplier switching in April

Published: May 31, 2023

The expected twice-yearly round of energy supply contract changeovers helped switching activity increase to another recent high in April. There were 199,000 changes of supplier (CoS) last month – a 12 per cent increase compared to the month before and 55 per cent more than April 2022.

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EcoSave opts for customer data API to expedite business energy switching

Published: May 25, 2023

Ecosave Gas and Power acts as a third-party intermediary in arranging energy contracts for businesses throughout England, Scotland and Wales. EcoSave is always pursuing new approaches to make energy procurement and switching faster and simpler for its customers. It identified automated information access as the next step in its efficiency journey.

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