ElectraLink has appointed Jonathan Purdy as chairperson, following the news Kevin Lee is to retire last week (22 April).
Smart meter installations have jumped 34% month-on-month according to ElectraLink, with 219,000 installations recorded in March 2021.
ElectraLink’s CEO Stuart Lacey has stepped down after ten years at the DNO-owned energy market data transfer service operator.
ElectraLink has finished its digitalisation of the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA), improving accessibility and navigation.
Over 15 million electricity smart meters have been installed since the rollout began in 2012, reaching a new milestone for the programme.
The installation of smart meters fell 40% year-on-year in January, as the enduring impact of the COVID-19 lockdown continues to be felt.
Installations of smart meters were significantly impacted in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic according to new data from ElectraLink.
Lockdown may have impacted smart meter installations during England’s second lockdown, according to data from Electralink.
The number of smart meters rolled out in October hit a record high, with almost a quarter of a million installations.