The wholesale market section includes topics such as:

Market efficiency, review and reform

Includes our work on cash out arrangements, significant code reviews, System Operator incentives, Project Nexus and third party access exemptions. 

European market

We operate in accordance with appropriate EU legislation and engage in market reform through the REMIT programme.

Security of supply

In response to a government request we have conducted a review of medium and long term gas security in Britain.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss gas wholesale market issues, including the National Grid Outlook seminars.

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The retail market section includes topics such as:

Market review and reform

Includes our work on building smarter markets and reforming the retail landscape through our Retail Market Review.

Metering

We have a range of core functions in relation to metering, including the transition to smart meters and gas meter reading and installation.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss gas retail market issues, including the Smarter Markets Coordination Group.

Retail market monitoring

See the range of retail market information we publish on market performance to increase transparency and improve trust.

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The transmission market section includes topics such as:

Network price controls

We set price controls for the gas transmission companies which own Britain’s national gas pipeline through an approach known as RIIO-T1.

Carbon Capture and Storage

Commercial scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) may require changes to the National Transmission System which we oversee.

Entry and exit capacity

The National Transmission System is managed to allow enough gas in to meet demand, but not so much that it floods the system.

Forums, seminars and working groups

A full list of all working groups that meet to discuss gas transmission issues, including links to our RIIO-T1 forums.

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The distribution networks section includes topics such as:

Connections and competition

We encourage competition through the development of local gas transportation networks by Independent Gas Transporters.

Network price controls

We set price controls for gas distribution companies through an approach known as  RIIO-GD1.

Charging arrangements

Gas Distribution Networks must explain to customers the principles of, and methods used to, calculate their charges.

Network innovation

We help to promote competition and foster a greater focus on sustainability through encouraging network innovation.

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