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: 25th Aug 2017
  • Closed: 22nd Sep 2017
  • Consultations and responses
  • 2 Associated documents
We are consulting on the costs incurred by SSEN on running a competitive process to identify a preferred bidder to build a New Energy Solution for Shetland.

  • Published: 19th Jul 2017
  • Closed: 30th Aug 2017
  • Consultations and responses
  • 3 Associated documents
SSEN has announced that NG Shetland Link Ltd–Aggreko was their preferred bidder to build the Shetland New Energy Solution. We are consulting on the associated costs.

  • Published: 17th May 2017
  • Open letters and correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
This letter confirms that SHEPD has met the requirement of the Funding Determination for NINES.

  • 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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.

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