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Smart moves on data are key to unlocking a brighter future

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.

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WPD to collect residential smart meter data following Ofgem approval

​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.

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Ofgem backs off from mid-period RIIO1 review

Ofgem has confirmed that it will not open a mid-period review (MPR) of the current set of electricity distribution price controls, closing the door on potential changes to the RIIO ED-1 framework.