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  • Published: 15th Sep 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem cuts £200m from electricity distribution network company allowances

Ofgem has reduced the allowances of some electricity distribution network owners by £200m

  • Published: 31st Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers
  • 0 Associated documents

Latest data on Consolidated Segmental Statements, Supplier Cost Index and standard variable tariffs

Ofgem has published complete annual data on the profit margins from the six large energy suppliers’ Consolidated Segmental Statements.

  • Published: 30th Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Electricity - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem’s response to National Grid’s proposed network upgrade to connect the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

Ofgem has today said that an upgrade to the high-voltage grid is needed to connect the new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point.

  • Published: 24th Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem appoints Energy Saving Trust to distribute payments from rule-breaking energy companies to charities

Ofgem has appointed the Energy Saving Trust to manage allocation of voluntary redress payments to charitable organisations by rule breaking energy companies.

  • Published: 21st Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Electricity distribution networks could see revenue cuts for under-performance on connections

Ofgem informs Britain’s electricity DNOs that their revenue could be cut following how well they are dealing with new customers that request connections.

  • Published: 7th Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem cuts prepayment meter safeguard tariff

Ofgem updates level of prepayment safeguard tariff cutting bills for around 3 million households by up to £19 based on typical consumption.

  • Published: 4th Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets, Gas - distribution, Gas - retail markets, Gas - transmission, Gas - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem’s new strategy for regulating the future energy system

We have launched a new strategy for regulation in the coming years as the energy system continues to decarbonise.

  • Published: 4th Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Gas - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem removes £277.5 million funding from National Grid’s gas transmission price control allowances

Ofgem is removing £277.5 million funding from National Grid’s price control allowance.

  • Published: 3rd Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem announces bidder shortlist for links to the Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

Ofgem has today announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Galloper and Walney Extension windfarms.

  • Published: 3rd Aug 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - transmission, Enforcement, Gas - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem confirms plans for greater separation of National Grid’s electricity system operator role

Ofgem has confirmed that a new, legally separate electricity system operator should be established within National Grid. 

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