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Power Data Associates was proud to exhibit for the first time at Lightscene in Uttoxeter. The event was a great success with a variety of exhibits, informative papers and was well attended by industry.

PDA actively supports the ILP around...

We are pleased to welcome the London Borough of Barnet to our list of customers. As one of the more established street lighting PFIs, Barnet has opted for a CMS rollout utilising the Harvard Leafnut System to carry out dimming and trimming. We...

Power Data Associates is pleased to be working with Luton Borough Council and Harvard to help them achieve significant energy and carbon savings. Luton was the first local authority to realise the benefits of Harvard’s ‘Install to Save’ finance...

Power Data Associates is pleased to welcome our 100th Meter Administrator customer. Our business has gone from strength to strength as we continue to invest in our service to ensure our customers gain the maximum benefit of working with the...

The majority of unmetered customers will see a reduction in charges from April 2013. Distribution businesses have published their revised Distribution Use of System (DUoS) charges effective from April 2013. The changes introduce a new structure...

Elexon have concluded their load research performed during 2012, which affects the following lamp/ballast types:

  • 50W SON standard ballast
  • 100W SON standard ballast
  • 400W SON standard ballast
  • 150W CDM-T low loss...

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have announced their plan for simplifying the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). They have confirmed that from 1st April 2014 all unmetered supplies (Non Half Hourly, passive Half Hourly and...

Power Data Associates was proud to be involved at the inaugural ILP Professional Lighting Summit that took place in Brighton this month.
The ILP asked Power Data Associates to present a technical presentation examining the impact part night...

The National Measurement Office (NMO) has released their final guidance on the ‘500W rule’. This has been a hot topic for debate among many local authorities over the years and there is much to be encouraged about with the final...

The National Measurement Office (NMO) has now published an informal consultation on their draft guidance in relation to the so called “500W rule”.
The 500W rule has invoked strong feelings from many street lighting engineers around the...

Elexon have announced that the next lamp types will subject to load research during 2012:

  • SON 50W
  • SON 100W
  • SON 400W
  • SOX 180W
  • SOX-E 131W
  • 150W CDM-T TT ET

The final...

We would like to share the good news that Nigel Birchley, formerly the Unmetered Supplies Operator (UMSO) Manager in the midlands (now part of WPD), has joined our team. Nigel brings with him a vast wealth of experience that we...