Distribution Price Control Review (DPCR) 5

This page contains information relating to the current price control applicable to electricity Distribution Network Operators (DNOs). This is known as DPCR5 (Distribution Price Control Review 5).

This price control runs from 1 April 2010 until 31 March 2015.

Publications and updates

  • Published: 15th Sep 2017
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
We have assessed electricity distribution company performance during DPCR5, which ran between 2010 and 2015. This is our decision on adjustments to allowances.

  • Published: 15th Sep 2017
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
We are directing minor changes to the RIIO-ED1 Price Control Financial Handbook in order to correct a typographical error.

  • Published: 13th Jun 2017
  • Closed: 14th Aug 2017
  • Consultations and responses
  • 9 Associated documents
We are consulting on the results of our assessment of company performance during the last electricity distribution price control (DPCR5).

  • Published: 28th Jul 2016
  • Open letters and correspondence
  • 11 Associated documents
We are developing methodologies to calculate settlement of several elements of the previous price control (DPCR5). We have set up an industry working group. The group meets approximately weekly and we will publish the minutes.

  • Published: 18th May 2016
  • Closed: 2nd Jun 2016
  • Consultations and responses
  • 10 Associated documents
We are consulting on changes to the RIIO ED1 Price Control Financial Handbook to incorporate new methodologies for closing out DPCR5.

  • Published: 22nd Jan 2016
  • Open letters and correspondence
  • 4 Associated documents
We are developing methodologies to calculate settlement of several elements of the previous price control (DPCR5), which we could not do until the price control had ended. This letter proposes to modify the completion date of the methodologies to 31 July...

  • Published: 16th Dec 2015
  • Reports and plans
  • 3 Associated documents
Report showing the performance of the electricity distribution companies under the fifth electricity distribution price control (DPCR5) from 2010 to 2015.

  • Published: 3rd Dec 2015
  • Decisions
  • 0 Associated documents
Following the 29 September 2015 informal consultation we have decided to issue a further update.

  • Published: 2nd Dec 2015
  • Closed: 8th Jan 2016
  • Consultations and responses
  • 6 Associated documents
In September we consulted on the methodologies for calculating several elements of the previous price control, DPCR5, which couldn't be settled until the price control had ended. We're now proposing further changes to these methodologies.

  • Published: 29th Sep 2015
  • Closed: 10th Nov 2015
  • Consultations and responses
  • 10 Associated documents
We are consulting on our proposed approach and our latest drafts of these methodologies.

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