In part two of Current±'s catch-up with the Open Networks Project, chair Nigel Turvey and head of innovation at the Energy Networks Association, Randolph Brazier, look at the role of data in how the networks are operated and tackle the 'flexibility first' trend sweeping the sector.
Articles tagged with: smart meters
Good Energy has reported a surge in operating profit for the first half of 2018 as it narrows in on a brand relaunch and enhanced digital offering.
Over 12% of installed smart meters in Great Britain’s households may be lacking smart functionality, according to new official figures which also show the national roll-out has continued to slow in 2018.
Following last month’s decision from Ofgem to allow Western Power Distribution (WPD) to access smart meter data from consumers’ homes, head of innovation and development at the Energy Networks Association Randolph Brazier explains what use of this data could mean for the future energy system.
Npower has become the latest supplier to be hit with a fine by Ofgem over failures in its advanced meter roll out.
The smart meter roll out has all the signs of a car crash according to MPs from the UK’s two leading political parties, with doubts growing that the 2020 deadline will be kept to by the government.
2018 has already proved to be a significant year for OVO Energy, with the independent supplier taking on a range of new initiatives, products and business models. Director of strategy Toby Ferenczi explains to Current± how OVO is setting itself apart within the energy sector.
Ofgem has given Western Power Distribution (WPD) the green light to access domestic smart meter consumption data, which the distribution network operator (DNO) says will enable it to tackle “the increasing challenge” of embedded generation on its low voltage (LV) network.
The government will publish annual reports on the current and planned roll out of smart meters after the House of Lords expressed concern about a scheme which some Lords said was in “disarray”.