RIIO-ED1 price control

The RIIO-ED1 price control sets the outputs that the 14 electricity Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) need to deliver for their consumers and the associated revenues they are allowed to collect for the eight-year period from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2023.

RIIO-ED1 is the first electricity distribution price control to reflect the new RIIO (Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs) model for network regulation. RIIO is designed to drive real benefits for consumers. It provides the companies with strong incentives to step up and meet the challenges of delivering a low carbon, sustainable energy sector at value for money for existing and future consumers.
 
In February 2014 we published our decision to settle Western Power Distribution's price control early (termed 'fast-tracking'). We issued WPD’s licence conditions for RIIO-ED1 in May 2014.

In November 2014 we published our final settlements (final determinations) for the 10 companies remaining in the process. We issued their licence conditions implementing these determinations in February 2015.
 

 

Publications and updates

  • Published: 28th Aug 2015
  • Closing: 9th Oct 2015
  • Consultations & responses
  • 5 Associated documents
We would like your feedback on how we and the Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) report on company performance during the current electricity distribution price control, RIIO-ED1.

  • Published: 21st Aug 2015
  • Closing: 21st Sep 2015
  • Consultations & responses
  • 2 Associated documents
Consultation on the Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) Common Network Asset Indices methodology submissions.

  • Published: 7th Aug 2015
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
In March 2015, we consulted on our Losses Discretionary Reward Guidance Document. This letter provides a summary of responses, our responses to them and any changes we have made to the guidance document as a result.

  • Published: 7th Aug 2015
  • Closing: 7th Sep 2015
  • Consultations & responses
  • 1 Associated documents
For the purposes of Special Licence Condition CRC 2G (The Losses Discretionary Reward), this Notice consults on the proposed text of the Losses Discretionary Reward Guidance Document and the proposed date by which it should take effect.

  • Published: 24th Jun 2015
  • Closed: 5th Aug 2015
  • Consultations & responses
  • 2 Associated documents
This is an open letter to invite interested parties to share their views on the development and introduction of a new form of regulatory accounts which we propose to call RIIO Accounts. We would like your responses to reach us by 5 August 2015

  • Published: 28th Apr 2015
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
Letter setting out our decision on guidance we will issue to licensees intending to make submissions to the Innovation Roll-out Mechanism.

  • Published: 24th Apr 2015
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
This letter summarises the changes we have made to the regulatory instructions and guidance for the electricity distribution networks since our consultation in January 2015.

  • Published: 1st Apr 2015
  • Decisions
  • 2 Associated documents
This direction formally issues the Incentive on Connections Engagement Guidance Document.

  • Published: 26th Mar 2015
  • Closed: 7th May 2015
  • Consultations & responses
  • 9 Associated documents
This is a consultation on the draft RIIO-ED1 Losses Discretionary Reward (LDR) Guidance Document. The purpose of the guidance is to provide DNOs with an overview of both the submission and assessment process for the LDR.

  • Published: 4th Mar 2015
  • News
  • 0 Associated documents
Northern Powergrid’s two DNOs and British Gas have sought permission from the CMA to appeal against elements of our RIIO-ED1 slow-track settlement.

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