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  • Published: 8th Apr 2021
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - transmission, Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

National Grid Electricity System Operator to pay £1.5 million over electricity demand forecasts

National Grid Electricity System Operator to pay £1.5 million for failure to meet its licence obligation to provide accurate and unbiased electricity demand forecasts in 2017.

  • Published: 31st Mar 2021
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information
  • 0 Associated documents

Creating a more diverse and inclusive energy sector post-Covid

Energy UK in partnership with Ofgem will host the second Inclusion, Equality and Diversity Conference on 28 and 29 April. 

  • Published: 17th Mar 2021
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem reforms could see credit balances of around £1.4 bn automatically returned

Ofgem is consulting on proposals to limit the amount of customer credit balances suppliers can hold, which could result in as much as £1.4 billion being returned.

  • Published: 11th Mar 2021
  • News and blogs
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - transmission, Gas - distribution, Gas - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Energy network company annual reports 2019-20

Energy network company annual reports 2019-20.

  • Published: 11th Mar 2021
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem boosts investment for Britain’s electricity networks

Ofgem boosts investment for Britain’s electric car and local power revolution.

  • Published: 5th Mar 2021
  • News and blogs
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets, Enforcement, Environmental programmes, ECO, Domestic RHI, Non-Domestic RHI, FIT, REGO, RO, CCL, WHD, GER, SEG, Gas - distribution, Gas - retail markets, Gas - transmission, Gas - wholesale markets, Licences, codes and standards
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Ofgem.gov.uk unavailable due to scheduled maintenance

Ofgem.gov.uk will be unavailable between 10:00 and 11:00 on Saturday 6 March due to scheduled maintenance

  • Published: 4th Mar 2021
  • News and blogs
  • Electricity - offshore transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem awards licence for grid link to world’s largest wind farm

Ofgem’s regulatory framework secures £1.2 billion investment in grid link connecting the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

  • Published: 2nd Mar 2021
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

18 energy suppliers pay £10.4 million for contract renewal failures

Ofgem takes compliance action over suppliers’ failure to comply with Price Protection rules with £10.4 million redress package for customers

  • Published: 23rd Feb 2021
  • News and blogs
  • Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

Try our new beta service that groups publications by licence type and company

We are developing a new Ofgem website. In response to user feedback, we have built a prototype of a new service where we intend to list publications that relate to specific licence types, and to specific licenced companies, in a single location. Visit the beta site to give your feedback.

  • Published: 5th Feb 2021
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Energy price cap to increase in April but consumers should switch to save money

Ofgem has announced today that from 1 April 2021 the price cap will return to pre-pandemic levels, principally as a result of changes in wholesale energy prices.

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