Distribution networks

Our priority is to protect customers’ interests, which we do through the promotion of effectively functioning markets and networks.

We do this by removing barriers, for example by ensuring there is greater transparency of information to all parties including customers. 

When necessary, we use our powers to monitor and address any behaviour or practices which may have an adverse effect on the way that markets and networks function. 

The Electricity Distribution Networks section contains information on the following areas of our work:

 

Publications and updates

  • Published: 12th Dec 2016
  • Decisions
  • 2 Associated documents
This letter amends the Annex A of the Funding Request for Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) plc’s - Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project.

  • Published: 11th Nov 2016
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
This letter aims to ensure the regulatory licensing process associated with the Shetland New Energy Solution competition is clear and transparent for all parties.

  • Published: 15th Apr 2016
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
See additional conditions on our determination on Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution plc’s submission under Charging Restriction (CRC) 2Q (formerly CRC 18A), published 22 April 2014.

  • Published: 23rd Oct 2015
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
Network charges which recover costs incurred by electricity and gas, transmission and distribution networks differ across regions in Great Britain. We outline the rationale for the current arrangements but also illustrate the potential impacts of...

  • Published: 15th Apr 2015
  • Guidance
  • 0 Associated documents
Ofgem has been working alongside Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) to launch a major competitive process for the electricity supply on Shetland.

  • Published: 12th Mar 2015
  • Closed: 9th Apr 2015
  • Consultations & responses
  • 11 Associated documents
We are consulting on a draft report which assesses the energy efficiency potentials of the gas and electricity infrastructure in Great Britain.

  • Published: 31st Oct 2014
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • 0 Associated documents
There’s a new consultation launched by SHEPD on the future of Shetland’s electricity supply. You’re invited to share your views on how best to meet the islands’ energy needs.

  • Published: 25th Apr 2014
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
A letter which details our determination of Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution's submission under its licence in CRC18A.

  • Published: 5th Dec 2013
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
We have approved the Customer Engagement Plan for Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) plc’s Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project. This plan relates to the commercial Demand Side Management customers.

  • Published: 4th Dec 2013
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
SHEPD’s Data Protection Strategy sets out how it would deal with personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1988) for the roll out to approximately 200 houses owned by Hjaltland Housing Association (HHA) during the NINES Project.

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