Publications library: Electricity distribution networks

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DateTitleInformation type(s)
20/07/2017Networks face tougher price controls at RIIO2
  • News and blogs
20/07/2017Decision on 2017 Low Carbon Networks Fund and Network Innovation Competition Successful Delivery Reward applications
  • Decisions
19/07/2017Potential RIIO-ED1 mid-period review – timetable and next steps: A call for evidence
  • Consultations & responses
19/07/2017Consultation on the cost of the new energy solution for Shetland
  • Consultations & responses
18/07/2017Version 3.0 of the Network Innovation Allowance governance documents
  • Decisions
18/07/2017Direction notice of modification to the network licences to curtail the recovery of Bid Preparation Costs from 1 April 2018
  • Decisions
14/07/2017Notice proposing modifications to the Losses Discretionary Reward guidance document
  • Consultations & responses
14/07/2017Low Carbon Networks Fund – funding direction 2016
  • Open letters & correspondence
14/07/2017Electricity NIC Full Submission guidance and spreadsheet 2017
  • Guidance
13/07/2017Getting to know the future consumer
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
12/07/2017Energy networks should prepare for tougher price controls
  • Press releases
12/07/2017Open letter on the RIIO-2 Framework
  • Open letters & correspondence
11/07/2017Future Arrangements for the Electricity System Operator: Working Paper on the Future Regulatory Framework
  • Guidance
  • Reports & plans
11/07/2017Decision in relation to Western Power Distribution’s proposed changes to its Company Specific Connection Charging Methodology
  • Decisions
07/07/2017Notification of the Incentive on Connections Engagement Consultation on the distribution network operators’ 2017 submissions
  • Consultations & responses
05/07/2017Dermot Nolan's speech at The Future Consumer event
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
04/07/2017Update on regulatory sandbox
  • Open letters & correspondence
04/07/2017Decision for the Low Carbon Networks Fund’s First Tier Portfolio Reward
  • Decisions
03/07/2017Ofgem data: Upcoming release calendar
  • Charts and data
03/07/2017Infographic: The energy network
  • Charts and data
30/06/2017Version 3.0 of the Network Innovation Competition governance documents
  • Decisions
30/06/2017Direction notice of modification to the network licences for the network innovation strategy
  • Consultations & responses
29/06/2017Incentive on Connections Engagement Consultation on the distribution network operators’ 2017 submissions
  • Consultations & responses
28/06/2017Modification of the financial instruments as defined in the special conditions held by Network Operators Licensees
  • Decisions
27/06/2017Consultation on submissions to the RIIO-ED1 Innovation Roll-out Mechanism window
  • Consultations & responses
26/06/2017Notice to modify the Regulatory Instructions and Guidance held by Network Operators
  • Consultations & responses
23/06/2017Stakeholder Engagement Panel Members 2016-17
  • Guidance
22/06/2017Embedded Benefits: Decision on industry proposals P348 and P349
  • Decisions
22/06/2017Embedded Benefits: Decision on industry proposals CMP269 and CMP270
  • Decisions
22/06/2017Embedded Benefits: Impact Assessment and Decision on industry proposals (CMP264 and CMP265) to change electricity transmission charging arrangements for Embedded Generators
  • Decisions
20/06/2017Ofgem decides to lower payments to embedded generators to protect customers
  • Press releases
20/06/2017Decision on industry proposals (CMP264 and CMP265) to change electricity transmission charging arrangements for Embedded Generators
  • Decisions
  • Open letters & correspondence
13/06/2017Response to the Scottish Government's 'Consultation on a Scottish Energy Strategy: The future of energy in Scotland'
  • Open letters & correspondence
13/06/2017DPCR5 Close out: Consultation on proposed adjustments
  • Consultations & responses
13/06/2017Open letter: National Grid Electricity Transmission’s deferral of £480m of RIIO-T1 allowances
  • Open letters & correspondence
13/06/2017Ofgem sets out how proposed reductions in National Grid and distribution network companies’ allowances will benefit consumers
  • Press releases
09/06/2017Business Impact Target
  • Reports & plans
01/06/2017Notices to modify the network licences to curtail the recovery of Bid Preparation Costs from 1 April 2018
  • Consultations & responses
01/06/2017Consultation on version 3.0 of the Network Innovation Allowance governance documents
  • Consultations & responses
18/05/2017Notice of statutory consultation on a proposal to modify the Price Control Financial Handbook held by Network Operators
  • Consultations & responses
17/05/2017Confirmation of receipt and review of the Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) plc’s Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) Project Close-down Report
  • Open letters & correspondence
17/05/2017Requirement for Generators - 'emerging technology' decision
  • Decisions
11/05/2017Notices to modify the network licences for the network innovation strategy
  • Consultations & responses
11/05/2017Consultation on version 3.0 of the Network Innovation Competition governance documents
  • Consultations & responses
05/05/2017Network Asset Secondary Deliverables Rebasing Decision
  • Decisions
02/05/2017Decision on DNO Common Network Asset Indices Methodology
  • Decisions
24/04/2017Competition in Connections Code of Practice (CiCCoP) Modification 0005 –Transfer of Control Modification
  • Decisions
21/04/2017Network Innovation Competition– amendments to Scottish Power Transmission’s Visualisation of Real Time System Dynamics using Enhanced Monitoring (VISOR) project
  • Open letters & correspondence
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for HARP – Holistic Active and Reactive Project (Western Power Distribution)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for Transition (Scottish and Southern Power Distribution)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for Fusion (Scottish Power Distribution)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for Power Saver Plus (Electricity North West)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for Active Response – Active Response to Distribution Network Constraints (London Power Networks)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for EFFS – Electricity Flexibility and Forecasting System (Western Power Distribution)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Electricity NIC year five screening submission for LV Engine (Scottish Power Distribution)
  • Reports & plans
21/04/2017Stakeholder views on the draft DCC business case for DCC activities during the Transitional Phase of the Switching Programme
  • Decisions
21/04/2017UKRN publishes guide on consumer engagement in regulatory decisions
  • Open letters & correspondence
21/04/2017Response to the Building Our Industrial Strategy green paper
  • Open letters & correspondence
20/04/2017Direction to make modifications to the Regulatory Instructions and Guidance (RIGs) for RIIO-ED1 (version 3.0)
  • Decisions
11/04/2017Decision in relation to Southern Electric Power Distribution’s proposed changes to its Connection Charging Methodology
  • Decisions
11/04/2017Decision in relation to Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution’s proposed changes to its Connection Charging Methodology
  • Decisions
07/04/2017Decision on Ofgem's policy for funding Pension Scheme Established Deficits
  • Decisions
31/03/2017Guidance for Network Innovation Competition (NIC) Close Down Reports and the NIC Successful Delivery Reward (SDR) process
  • Guidance
31/03/2017The Network Innovation Review: our policy decision
  • Decisions
29/03/2017Forward Work Programme 2017-18
  • Decisions
28/03/2017Energy Assets Power Networks Ltd Proposed Safety and Security of Supplies Enquiry Service Statement
  • Decisions
21/03/2017Decision on changes to The Gas and Electricity (Consumer Complaints Handling Standards) Regulations 2008
  • Decisions
21/03/2017Low Carbon Networks Fund – amendments to Western Power Distribution’s FLEXDGRID project
  • Decisions
16/03/2017Decision on margin and incentives for DCC's role within the Transitional Phase of the Switching Programme
  • Consultations & responses
  • Decisions
15/03/2017Publication of supplementary modelling report on CMP264/265 minded to decision and optional workshop to discuss report
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • Reports & plans
15/03/2017Spreading the costs of networks fairly
  • News and blogs
14/03/2017Ofgem’s Future Insights paper 4 - The futures of domestic energy consumption
  • Reports & plans
13/03/2017International review of cost recovery issues: A report by CEPA and TNEI
  • Reports & plans
13/03/2017Targeted Charging Review: A consultation
  • Consultations & responses
06/03/2017Imagining tomorrow's low-carbon electricity system
  • News and blogs
03/03/2017Network Asset Secondary Deliverables Rebasing Consultation
  • Consultations & responses
03/03/2017Notice proposing modifications to the Regulatory Instructions and Guidance (RIGs) for RIIO-ED1 (version 3.0)
  • Consultations & responses
03/03/2017Decision to grant derogations to Western Power Distribution for distribution use of system charges in 2017/18 and 2019/20
  • Decisions
01/03/2017Ofgem proposes lower payments for embedded generators to reduce costs for consumers
  • Press releases
01/03/2017Embedded Benefits: Consultation on CMP264 and CMP265 minded to decision and draft Impact Assessment
  • Consultations & responses
28/02/2017Decision on UK Power Distribution Limited’s Safety and Security of Supplies Enquiry Service Statement
  • Decisions
27/02/2017Utility Distribution Networks Ltd’s proposed Safety and Security of Supplies Enquiry Service Statement
  • Decisions
24/02/2017RIIO electricity distribution annual report 2015-16
  • Reports & plans
24/02/2017Ofgem reduces National Grid’s spending allowances for its transmission price controls
  • Press releases
24/02/2017Consultation on mid-period review parallel work
  • Consultations & responses
24/02/2017Mid-period review decision
  • Decisions
17/02/2017Application guidance for the Electricity Distribution Innovation Roll-out Mechanism (IRM)
  • Guidance
16/02/2017Exploring local energy: A regulator's perspective
  • News and blogs
14/02/2017Unlocking the capacity of the electricity networks: overview
  • Reports & plans
14/02/2017One-off exceptional event reports for the 2015-16 reporting year
  • Reports & plans
14/02/2017Local grid owners must be more flexible to meet demand
  • News and blogs
13/02/2017Decision on the assessment criteria for derogations from the Grid Connection Codes
  • Decisions
09/02/2017Network Innovation Competition– amendments to SHE Transmission’s Modular Approach to Substation Construction (MASC) project
  • Open letters & correspondence
08/02/2017Smart Systems Forum Expression of Interest letter
  • Open letters & correspondence
06/02/2017Consultation on modifications to DNO Common Network Asset Indices Methodology
  • News and blogs
06/02/2017Regulatory Sandbox: calling for expressions of interest
  • Open letters & correspondence
03/02/2017Upcoming deadline to submit for initial screening for the 2017 Electricity Network Innovation Competition (NIC)
  • Guidance
03/02/2017Electricity Network Innovation Competition Funding Direction 2016
  • Open letters & correspondence
03/02/2017Network Innovation Competition - Project Direction for Transmission & Distribution Interface (TDI) 2.0
  • Open letters & correspondence
03/02/2017Network Innovation Competition - Project Direction for OpenLV
  • Open letters & correspondence
03/02/2017Network Innovation Competition - Project Direction for Phoenix
  • Open letters & correspondence
03/02/2017Network Innovation Competition - Project Direction for PowerFuL-CB
  • Open letters & correspondence
01/02/2017Consultation on GTC’s Statement of Methodology and Charges for Connection to the Electricity Distribution System
  • Consultations & responses
30/01/2017Ofgem’s Future Insights paper 3 - Local energy in a transforming energy system
  • Reports & plans
30/01/2017Decision on changes to the Data Transfer Service Agreement
  • Decisions
23/01/2017Energy Assets Power Networks - proposed modification of Standard Licence Conditions
  • Consultations & responses
18/01/2017Consumer engagement in the RIIO Price Control Process: A paper by Maxine Frerk
  • Reports & plans
18/01/2017Guide to the RIIO-ED1 electricity distribution price control
  • Reports & plans
16/01/2017Consultation on proposed changes to The Gas and Electricity (Consumer Complaints Handling Standards) Regulations 2008
  • Consultations & responses
16/01/2017Competition in Connections Code of Practice Modification 0004– COP administration corrections May 2016
  • Decisions
13/01/2017Decision to modify the Funding Return Mechanism in the Network Innovation Competition (NIC) and Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) licence conditions
  • Decisions
12/01/2017Future arrangements for the electricity system operator: its role and structure
  • Consultations & responses
12/01/2017Greater separation for National Grid’s system operator role
  • Press releases
11/01/2017UKRN updates stakeholders on cross-sector vulnerability information exchange and distribution project
  • Open letters & correspondence
10/01/2017Letter to the Secretary of State on Social and Environmental Guidance, 2016
  • Open letters & correspondence

Publications and updates

  • 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.