Publications library: Electricity retail market

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DateTitleInformation type(s)
24/07/2017Half-hourly settlement update July 2017
  • Guidance
24/07/2017Distributional Impacts of Time of Use Tariffs
  • Charts and data
  • Reports and plans
24/07/2017Electricity Settlement Reform Significant Code Review: Launch Statement, revised timetable, and request for applications for membership of the Target Operating Model Design Working Group
  • Consultations and responses
24/07/2017Independent aggregators and access to the energy market – Ofgem’s view
  • Guidance
24/07/2017Plan launched to unlock smart energy system fit for the future
  • Press releases
24/07/2017Upgrading our Energy System – smart systems and flexibility plan
  • Decisions
20/07/2017British Gas pays £1.1m to compensate customers after agents missed appointments
  • Press releases
19/07/2017Making the rulebook more accessible: Update on the way forward
  • Open letters and correspondence
18/07/2017External Design Advisory Group (EDAG) Meeting 14
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
18/07/2017Ofgem statement on consumer summit for vulnerable customers
  • Press releases
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 and correspondence
07/07/2017Open letter: Update on the timing of the CMA database remedy
  • Open letters and correspondence
05/07/2017Dermot Nolan's speech at The Future Consumer event
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
04/07/2017Update on regulatory sandbox
  • Open letters and correspondence
04/07/2017Decision to publish a statutory consultation on proposed changes to the domestic and non-domestic Standards of Conduct
  • Decisions
04/07/2017Memorandum of Understanding between Ofgem and the Energy Ombudsman (updated July 2017)
  • Other
03/07/2017Ofgem data: Upcoming release calendar
  • Charts and data
03/07/2017Prepayment meter price cap (PPM): October 2017
  • Open letters and correspondence
03/07/2017Latest data on Consolidated Segmental Statements, Supplier Cost Index and standard variable tariffs
  • Press releases
03/07/2017Notice of direction, consumer trials
  • Decisions
03/07/2017Ofgem reply to letter from Secretary of State
  • Open letters and correspondence
03/07/2017Energy companies’ Consolidated Segmental Statements (CSS)
  • Charts and data
03/07/2017Decision on the partial implementation of the CMA’s Whole of Market remedy and consulting on new Code requirements
  • Decisions
03/07/2017Personal Projection: Updated thinking on the way forward
  • Open letters and correspondence
03/07/2017Prepayment meters installed under warrant: statutory consultation
  • Consultations and responses
03/07/2017Infographic: Bills, prices and profits
  • Charts and data
03/07/2017Ofgem announces plans to deliver a fairer, more competitive market for all consumers
  • Press releases
29/06/2017Switching Programme Delivery Group - Meeting 8
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
26/06/2017Smart Meter Rollout: energy suppliers' progress and future plans
  • Open letters and correspondence
26/06/2017Open letter to MRA/SPAA Erroneous Transfer Working Group
  • Open letters and correspondence
26/06/2017Decision to amend the framework for regulating large energy suppliers with respect to their smart meter rollout plans, and the setting of annual milestones
  • Decisions
  • Licence applications
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
22/06/2017Statutory consultation: Standards of conduct for suppliers in the retail energy market
  • Consultations and responses
22/06/2017Typical Domestic Consumption Values for gas and electricity
  • Open letters and correspondence
21/06/2017Ofgem statement in response to letter from Secretary of State
  • Press releases
21/06/2017Data Communications Company (DCC): Regulatory Instructions and Guidance 2017
  • Decisions
21/06/2017DCC Price Control Guidance: Processes and Procedures
  • Guidance
20/06/2017External Design Advisory Group (EDAG) Meeting 13
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
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 and correspondence
13/06/2017Response to the Scottish Government's 'Consultation on a Scottish Energy Strategy: The future of energy in Scotland'
  • Open letters and correspondence
09/06/2017Business Impact Target
  • Reports and plans
05/06/2017Consultation on the implementation of the Operational Performance Regime
  • Consultations and responses
19/05/2017Unredacted version of the British Gas Trading Limited derogation decision
  • Decisions
15/05/2017Decision to grant Npower Group PLC a temporary derogation from various elements of standard conditions 22C and 31C of their electricity and gas supply licences
  • Decisions
27/04/2017Final Decision: Enabling consumers to make informed choices
  • Decisions
27/04/2017Switching Programme Delivery Group - Meeting 7
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
21/04/2017Stakeholder views on the draft DCC business case for DCC activities during the Transitional Phase of the Switching Programme
  • Decisions
21/04/2017Switching Programme: Transitional Phase High Level Plan
  • Reports and plans
21/04/2017UKRN publishes guide on consumer engagement in regulatory decisions
  • Open letters and correspondence
21/04/2017Response to the Building Our Industrial Strategy green paper
  • Open letters and correspondence
07/04/2017Micro and small business engagement in the energy market 2017 – quantitative research report
  • Reports and plans
06/04/2017Minutes: Consumer groups and charities workshop
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
31/03/2017Ofgem-BEIS Independent Suppliers Forum 16 February 2017
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
30/03/2017Half-hourly settlement update: March 2017
  • Guidance
29/03/2017Forward Work Programme 2017-18
  • Decisions
28/03/2017Open letter to MRA and SPAA Executive Committees regarding Erroneous Transfers
  • Open letters and correspondence
27/03/2017Latest Ofgem Approved Meter Installers (OAMI) list
  • Guidance
24/03/2017Approval of updated form of Smart DCC Ltd’s Charging Statement for Service Charges
  • Decisions
23/03/2017Prepayment price cap – temporary direction issued to Economy Energy Trading Ltd
  • Decisions
  • Guidance
16/03/2017Decision on margin and incentives for DCC's role within the Transitional Phase of the Switching Programme
  • Consultations and responses
  • Decisions
15/03/2017Publication of supplementary modelling report on CMP264/265 minded to decision and optional workshop to discuss report
  • Open letters and correspondence
  • Reports and plans
14/03/2017Ofgem’s Future Insights paper 4 - The futures of domestic energy consumption
  • Reports and plans
09/03/2017Switching Programme Delivery Group - Meeting 6
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
09/03/2017Switching Programme Delivery Group - Meeting 5
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
09/03/2017Switching Programme Delivery Group - Meeting 4
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
09/03/2017Supplier Cost Index - previous updates
  • Charts and data
09/03/2017Supplier Cost Index: Methodology
  • Charts and data
  • Guidance
03/03/2017Future of Retail Market Regulation stakeholder workshop – 28 February 2017
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
03/03/2017Decision to grant derogations to Western Power Distribution for distribution use of system charges in 2017/18 and 2019/20
  • Decisions
02/03/2017Energy complaints fall by a third in 2016
  • Press releases
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 and responses
28/02/2017DCC Price Control Decision: Regulatory Year 2015/16
  • Decisions
27/02/2017Switches up by nearly 30% as millions go ‘energy shopping’
  • Press releases
24/02/2017Prepayment price cap - reporting template and FAQ
  • Guidance
22/02/2017Second open letter on migration of consumers in profile classes 5-8 to half hourly settlement under P272
  • Open letters and correspondence
21/02/2017Debt Assignment Protocol: CMA remedy implementation
  • Open letters and correspondence
21/02/2017CMA Restricted Meters (RM) Remedy: communication with RM customers
  • Open letters and correspondence
14/02/2017Mandatory HHS workshop summary note and slides – 19 January 2017
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
14/02/2017Further consultation on DCC Baseline Margin adjustment RY 2015/16
  • Consultations and responses
07/02/2017Ofgem sets prepayment price cap to protect over four million households least able to benefit from competition
  • Press releases
07/02/2017Prepayment price cap: 1 April 2017 to 30 September 2017
  • Charts and data
  • Reports and plans
06/02/2017Switching Programme request for information query log
  • Guidance
06/02/2017Regulatory Sandbox: calling for expressions of interest
  • Open letters and correspondence
03/02/2017Beesley Lecture delivered by Dermot Nolan
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
30/01/2017Decision to publish a statutory consultation on enabling consumer to make informed choices- proposed changes to rules around tariff comparability and marketing
  • Decisions
30/01/2017Statutory Consultation: Enabling consumers to make informed choices
  • Consultations and responses
30/01/2017Ofgem’s Future Insights paper 3 - Local energy in a transforming energy system
  • Reports and plans
30/01/2017Standards of conduct for suppliers in the retail energy market
  • Consultations and responses
30/01/2017Decision: Selection criteria for mandatory supplier testing of measures to promote domestic consumer engagement
  • Decisions
  • Open letters and correspondence
30/01/2017Enabling consumers to make informed choices – Findings from the 2016 Challenge Panel
  • Reports and plans
30/01/2017Suppliers have to do more to help all their customers get a better deal
  • Press releases
30/01/2017Implementation of Standard Licence Condition 32A: Power to direct suppliers to test consumer engagement measures – decision to make licence modifications
  • Open letters and correspondence
27/01/2017Notice of Decision to impose a financial penalty on British Gas following our investigation into its compliance with its obligations under the electricity supply licence (Standard Licence Condition 12)
  • Decisions
  • Investigations
24/01/2017British Gas Business to pay £9.5 million for customer service failings
  • Press releases
19/01/2017Ofgem launches new Supplier Cost Index
  • Press releases
19/01/2017Monitoring trends in suppliers’ expected costs - decision
  • Decisions
19/01/2017Moving to reliable and fast switching: Switching Programme business case including Design Baseline 1
  • Consultations and responses
  • Reports and plans
18/01/2017Ofgem Consumer First Panel, Year 7, Wave 2. Be An Energy Shopper Campaign message testing
  • Reports and plans
18/01/2017Switching Programme Procurement Framework
  • Open letters and correspondence
12/01/2017Future arrangements for the electricity system operator: its role and structure
  • Consultations and 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 and correspondence
11/01/2017Consultation on proposed updated form of Smart DCC Ltd’s Charging Statement for Service Charges
  • Consultations and responses
10/01/2017Consumer Progress Panel minutes October 2016
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
04/01/2017Consultation on large supplier smart meter roll-out plans and annual milestones, with draft legal direction
  • Consultations and responses

Publications and updates

  • Published: 11th Nov 2016
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations
  • 5 Associated documents
See the items for discussion for the Switching Programme seminar held on 7 November 2016.

  • Published: 3rd Jun 2015
  • Decisions
  • 9 Associated documents
This document notifies stakeholders of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority’s decision to proceed with the licence modification to give effect to Ofgem's white label proposals.