The wholesale market section includes topics such as:

Market efficiency, review and reform

Includes our work on cash out arrangements, the Electricity Balancing Significant Code Reviews and System Operator incentives.

European market

We operate in accordance with appropriate EU legislation and engage in market reform through the REMIT programme.

Security of supply

In response to a government request we have conducted a review of medium and long term electricity security in Britain.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss electricity wholesale market issues, including the Demand Side working group and the National Grid Outlook seminars.

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The retail market section includes topics such as:

Market review and reform

Includes our work on building smarter markets and reforming the retail landscape through our Retail Market Review.

Metering

We have a range of core functions in relation to metering, including the transition to smart meters and gas meter reading and installation.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss electricity retail market issues, including the Smarter Markets Coordination Group and the Smart Demand Board.

Retail market monitoring

See the range of retail market information we publish on market performance to increase transparency and improve trust.

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The transmission networks section includes topics such as:

Network price controls

We set price controls for electricity transmission companies through an approach known as RIIO-T1.

Critical investments

Critical investments are a mechanism we use for setting and monitoring funding provisions.

Offshore transmission

We are responsible for managing the competitive tender process through which Offshore Transmission Licences are granted.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss electricity transmission issues, including the Project TransmiT stakeholder forum and links to offshore specific working groups.

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The distribution networks section includes topics such as:

Connections and competition

We encourage competition through the development of local electricity networks by Independent Distribution Network Operators.

Network price controls

We set price controls for electricity distribution companies through an approach known as RIIO-ED1.

Network innovation

We help to promote competition and foster a greater focus on sustainability through encouraging network innovation, including the Low Carbon Networks Fund.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss electricity distribution issues, including the DECC / Ofgem Smart Grid forum.

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