Since de-regulation in April 1994 two distinct retail market segmentation’s have emerged in the UK electricity markets, half hourly electricity metered sites and that of non half hourly metered sites. The retail electricity market in the UK has become highly competitive in both segments. Two distinct market trends have emerged from this as the various supply companies decide upon their chosen strategy to cope with intensive market competition. The first discernible trend is that the various participants are merging in an effort to consolidate market share and as this reaches critical mass it allowsHalf Hourly Electricity
for operational costs to be apportioned over greater volumes of customers. Secondly, suppliers are actively pursuing the business of competitors by employing aggressive pricing policies.
Catalyst is ideally positioned to negotiate and tender with these suppliers in pursuit of the best value for money and overall service value for your commercial half hourly electricity needs. Half hourly electricity Meters or “00″ electricity meters have a peak load above 100kW and are equipped with a ‘half hourly’ primary meter. These commercial electricity meters cover all sites that have a large commercial supply of electricity, and the electricity meter is automatically read every 30-minutes of the day, hence the name half hourly electricity meter.