• Home supply and services

    Chart of the week | Switcheroo: COVID-19 sees dates shift for Faster Switching

    Like most industry workstreams, the Switching Programme has experienced a delay due to the reprioritisation of activities under COVID-19. This 'Chart of the Week' looks at how the programme had to slip to allow parties relief from its requirements.

  • Home supply and services

    Chart of the week | Northern Soul: smart installs fall as SMETS2 picks up

    The domestic energy market is now 18 months away from the smart meter rollout deadline. With the install rate declining, the recent change in technology to SMETS2 is having wide-felt impacts. In this week’s Chart of the Week, we consider whether the change in technology may rebalance regional penetration of smart meters.

  • Regulation and policy

    Chart of the week | Per capita: DCC forecast costs continue to grow

    The Data Communications Company (DCC) continues to see its costs grow despite pressure from the regulator. Ofgem issued its decision on the DCC’s 2017-18 price control on 27 February, revealing an upward trend in both DCC’s costs incurred and its forecast future allowed revenue.