Tag Archives: Water Deregulation

Promising Start to the Open Market

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According to figures released by MOSL*, and reported by Utility Week, thousands of business water customers have already switched retailer in the first week of the Open Market. In what was described as an “encouraging start” for the competitive market, an estimated 8,876 premises switched water retailer in the first week. This is in addition   …Continue Reading


Water Deregulation: Digital Leaders Urgently Required

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Earlier this month, we reported that an article by Stephen Beer, Bridgeall MD, had just been published on Utility Week, the leading hub web site for the UK utility industry – Digital Transformation in the Deregulated Water Market. The article questioned whether the industry was ready digitally for the post-1st April competitive market. Water company   …Continue Reading


Water Deregulation: Is the Industry Ready Digitally?

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As we enter 2017, the English water industry faces a range of challenges. Two of the most important of these are deregulation of non-domestic water supply and digital transformation. Deregulation From the 1st April this year, and following the example set by Scotland in 2008, 1.2 million commercial water customers in England (businesses, charities and   …Continue Reading


Bridgeall dives into open water market

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CGI has been selected by Market Operator Services Ltd (MOSL) to design, build and operate a central market system to support the operation of the English water market when competition is introduced to non-household customers in April 2017. The five-year contract is valued at approximately £15 million. As part of the contract, CGI has partnered   …Continue Reading


Challenges in the Competitive Water Market

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As momentum gathers apace towards 1st April 2017, when non-household customers in England will be able to choose their water supplier, all water companies are readying themselves for the competitive market. Attention has to be rightly focused on the market processes and obligations and the consequent impact on company culture, internal teams, processes and systems.   …Continue Reading


Get Ready For Competition

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From 1st April 2017, non-household water customers will be able to choose their water supplier. To be able to conduct business in the new competitive landscape, water companies will need to split out their wholesale and retail operations in order for their wholesale business to be able to transact with their own retail arms and   …Continue Reading