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  • Published: 20th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - transmission, Enforcement
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Ofgem launches investigation into power cuts

Ofgem has launched an investigation into the power cuts of Friday 9 August, following an initial report from National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO). 

  • Published: 16th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - wholesale markets, Enforcement, Gas - retail markets, Gas - wholesale markets
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Ofgem appoints EDF Energy to take on customers of Solarplicity

Ofgem has appointed EDF Energy to take on supplying Solarplicity Supply Limited’s 7,500 domestic and 500 business customers.

  • Published: 15th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Enforcement
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Ofgem to revoke URE Energy’s electricity licence

Ofgem is to revoke URE Energy’s licence to supply electricity after the supplier failed to meets its Renewables Obligation for 2017-2018.

  • Published: 13th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - wholesale markets, Gas - distribution, Gas - wholesale markets, Licences, codes and standards
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Ofgem protects customers of failed supplier Solarplicity

Solarplicity Supply Limited, an energy supplier with around 7,500 domestic customers and less than 500 business customers, has ceased to trade.

  • Published: 12th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets
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Ofgem sets timeline for National Grid ESO report following UK power failures

Ofgem sets timeline for National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) report following UK power failures on Friday 9 August, 2019.

  • Published: 10th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission
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Ofgem response to UK power failures

Ofgem response to the power cuts affecting the UK on Friday 9 August.

  • Published: 8th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem to appoint SSE as supplier of last resort for customers of Cardiff Energy Supply

Cardiff Energy Supply, a small supplier with approximately 800 domestic gas customers, will be ceasing to trade.

  • Published: 7th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - wholesale markets, Gas - retail markets, Gas - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Energy caps to fall this winter due to lower wholesale costs

The level of the default price cap, which protects around 11 million default tariff customers, will fall this winter by £75, driven by lower wholesale energy prices.

  • Published: 6th Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution
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Ofgem seeks views on proposed approach for next electricity distribution price control

Ofgem has published an open letter seeking views on its proposed approach for regulating the electricity distribution networks in the next price control (“RIIO-ED2”) to protect consumers today and in the future.

  • Published: 2nd Aug 2019
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - transmission, Gas - distribution, Gas - transmission
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Ofgem consults on electricity distribution funding requests

Ofgem is consulting on requests by several energy network companies for adjustments in funding under the RIIO-ED1 price control, which runs from 2015-2023.

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