smart meters

Ofgem approves UKPN to access smart meter data

Policy & Regulation

Ofgem approves UKPN to access smart meter data

UK Power Networks has become the second Distribution Network Operator to secure Ofgem approval to access smart meter data for households and small businesses in its patch, after the regulator approved its data security plan.

Ofgem approves UKPN to access smart meter data

Power

Ofgem approves UKPN to access smart meter data

UK Power Networks has become the second Distribution Network Operator to secure Ofgem approval to access smart meter data for households and small businesses in its patch, after the regulator approved its data security plan.

Energy Minister praises OVO’s EV offering

Gas

Energy Minister praises OVO’s EV offering

Energy Minister Claire Perry has praised OVO Energy's electric vehicle offering - enabled by smart meters - for rewarding off-peak energy use.

ZIV awarded smart meter supply contract

Customers

ZIV awarded smart meter supply contract

ZIV has been awarded a contract for the supply of smart electricity meters to Dutch distribution company Enexis Netbeheer.

Northern Powergrid to utilise smart meter data

Power

Northern Powergrid to utilise smart meter data

Northern Powergrid has unveiled a programme that aims to use smart meter data to transform the way electricity losses can be identified and tackled.

Smart meter installations continue to gather pace

Gas

Smart meter installations continue to gather pace

Domestic smart meter installations by large suppliers continued to gather pace over second quarter of 2017 - reaching 1.058 million in the three months to the end of June.

ENA reveals roadmap for shift to DSO model

Power

ENA reveals roadmap for shift to DSO model

The Energy Networks Association has published a roadmap outlining the key steps in the introduction of the distribution system operator (DSO) model for local power networks.

New players pose risk to power system

Power

New players pose risk to power system

"A host of new players" in the power system pose a risk to its stability if government does not act to help co-ordinate their integration, experts have warned.

Next RIIO cycle will be shorter, predicts UKPN boss

Policy & Regulation

Next RIIO cycle will be shorter, predicts UKPN boss

"On balance, I would predict that ED2 will be somewhat shorter than ED1," the chief executive of UK Power Networks (UKPN) has said.

Dieter Helm resurrects network-led smart metering argument

Policy & Regulation

Dieter Helm resurrects network-led smart metering argument

Distribution networks should take over smart-metering to correct a "fundamental flaw" in the programme, a leading academic has argued.

Editor’s weekly: Smart meters and gas safety

Gas

Editor’s weekly: Smart meters and gas safety

Jane Gray mulls over comments made at Utility Week Congress about the hazards the national smart meter rollout may raise for gas safety in customer homes.

Smart energy dynamics: language and modelling methodologies

Gas

Smart energy dynamics: language and modelling methodologies

After the Brexit vote, UK networks have a once in a generation opportunity to advance a whole system methodology for smart energy, says Duncan Botting.

Smart metering will make data core

Power

Smart metering will make data core

Smart metering will alter core network capabilities, says Stephen Haw.

Powervault gears up for smart meter rollout with new storage system

Power

Powervault gears up for smart meter rollout with new storage system

Domestic energy storage company Powervault has launched the second generation of its energy storage system, to prepare for the introduction of smart tariffs.