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  • Published: 24th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem appoints preferred bidder for owning the link to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

Ofgem has appointed the Preferred Bidder for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project, as part of the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime.

  • Published: 23rd Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

E to pay £260,000 for sales and marketing failures

E is to pay £260,000 for failing to ensure sales agents were transparent or had sufficient background checks.

  • Published: 23rd Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

New developments result in a fresh approach to securing Shetland electricity supply

Ofgem rejects a proposal by National Grid Shetland Link Ltd and Aggreko to build a subsea electricity cable from Shetland to mainland Great Britain.

  • Published: 20th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem launches investigation into annual statements for SSE prepayment customers

Ofgem opens investigation into SSE’s annual statements for prepayment customers.

  • Published: 20th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem closes case into SSE’s practices around switching customers to prepayment meters

Ofgem closes investigation into SSE’s switching process for prepayment customers.

  • Published: 16th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Electricity - transmission, Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem rejects £120m rebate request from generators

Ofgem has rejected a requested modification to industry rules which would have resulted in generators receiving a £120 million rebate funded by consumers.

  • Published: 14th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - distribution, Gas - retail markets, Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem seeks views on reforms to ‘supplier hub’ market arrangements

Energy suppliers are currently the primary link between consumers and the energy system. We are asking whether these arrangements are fit for the future.

  • Published: 10th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets, Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem caps prepayment meter warrant charges for indebted consumers

Ofgem caps prepayment meter warrant charges for indebted consumers, and bans them for the most vulnerable.

  • Published: 8th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem welcomes SSE’s contribution to consumers

Ofgem welcomes the announcement from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) that it will make a voluntary contribution of £65.1 million to consumers.

  • Published: 6th Nov 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

Smarter use of network capacity and fairness on costs

We have published two papers on efficient use of electricity network capacity and ensuring that fixed network costs are spread fairly among all customers.

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