Decision to extend the PPM safeguard tariff to those consumers in receipt of Warm Home Discount


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Ofgem has decided to modify the standard conditions of the electricity and gas supply licences by inserting new standard condition 28AA to regulate charges for domestic customers who receive the Warm Home Discount (WHD).

The main effect of this change is to extend the scope of the existing prepayment meter (PPM) safeguard tariff to protect an additional 1 million consumers who receive WHD. This decision takes into account stakeholders’ responses to the statutory consultation issued on 11 October 2017.

The modification will take effect on and from 2 February 2018.