News

May 2010 For the first time since their development some 10 years ago, customers are now being billed on CMS information by their electricity supplier. This is the result of several years of...

April 2010 From the 1st April 2010 there have been major changes to the DUoS charges published for all 14 Distribution Areas. Simply put the DUoS charge is a charge that Distribution Businesses make against the suppliers for maintaining and...

April 2010 Power Data Associates are proud to announce that from April we have become the largest Meter Administrator in GB. Out of the estimated 7.4m street lights, we our responsible for processing data for over 2 million. This is the result of...

March 2010 Power Data Associates are pleased to announce that in March ELEXON approved what is now the sixth Central Management System (CMS) in the GB market. This is a welcome development as...

February 2010 After further discussion and consideration of the DECC advice Power Data Associates has prepared updated guidance. Contact

January 2010 DECC has produced revised guidance about unmetered energy under the scheme. This latest advice appears to contradict all the previous advice. Power Data Associates are actively seeking clarification from DECC / Environment Agency....

January 2010 In January ELEXON approved the fifth Central Management System (CMS) for use in GB. Any PDA customer that is using the system and would like to start being billed using the data...

The Lighting Journal (vol. 74/no. 5) includes an article by Power Data Associates describing the implications of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). It explains the differences...

Power Data Associates has published a guide for prospective customers looking to move from Non Half Hourly trading to Half Hourly. The guide outlines the benefits of Half hourly...

We have produced a guidance document on the Carbon Reduction Commitment, specifically focussing on street lighting. It explains the benefits of trading dynamic Half Hourly and the implications...

We have just completed a new report showing the burning hours for each photocell in a PECU array. This report gives customers even greater visibility of data used to prepare their energy bill. If you would like to find out more,...

Tom Chevalier of Power Data Associates was invited to speak to the London and South East Regional meeting of the ILE in May. If you would like to obtain a copy of the presentation of find out more about the issues raised then please give us a...