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ElectraLink publishes report on ElectraLink Host: central solutions for a fast-evolving utilities market

Published: November 27, 2019

On Tuesday, 5 November 2019, we hosted our sixth Engagement Day, ElectraLink Host: Central Solutions for a Fast-Evolving Utilities Market in Westminster. We were delighted with the impressive turnout, widespread participation and positive feedback from attendees. We also received a considerable amount of specific feedback on a range of topics, presentations, panels and industry concerns from the event. Attendees provided feedback throughout the day, especially during the roundtable sessions.

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ElectraLink, WPD and IBM sign contract to deliver virtual network monitoring of EVs and LCTs

Published: November 21, 2019

ElectraLink is delighted to announce that today we signed a contract with Western Power Distribution (WPD) and IBM to commence the Virtual Monitoring (VM) Data project. The VM Data project, following our successful Low Carbon Technologies (LCT) Detection project completed earlier this year, will enable WPD to identify and monitor the status and distribution of electric vehicles and LCTs on its Low Voltage network by analysing data from ElectraLink’s Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) using IBM’s advanced analytics services and IBM Watson Studio.

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ElectraLink publishes October 2019 switching figures

Published: November 13, 2019

Recent switching data from our Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) shows 600,000 customers switched energy supplier in October 2019, 1% less than October 2017 and 5% less than October 2018. If we include Changes of Supplier (CoS) as a result of Supplier of Last Resort (SoLR) or trade sales, this number would be significantly higher, but we have actively removed these switches from our analysis as they are not an indicator of consumer behaviour.

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ElectraLink Host: Central solutions for a fast evolving utilities industry

Published: November 6, 2019

Tuesday, 5 November saw us host our sixth Engagement Day – ElectraLink Host: Central solutions for a fast evolving utilities industry. The event was well received, with lots of positive feedback from over 100 industry attendees, our highest-ever attendance level.

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Update on CSSConnect, ElectraLink’s flexible adapter service for Ofgem’s Central Switching Service

Published: October 29, 2019

ElectraLink is making considerable progress on the design of CSSConnect, our flexible adapter service on the Energy Market Data Hub (EMDH) that will provide a simplified technology process for market participants to connect to Ofgem’s Central Switching Service (CSS). We are now ready to share a greater level of detail as to how CSSConnect will work and how it can support your business through the transition to the Central Switching Service (CSS).

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