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  • Published: 25th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - offshore transmission
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Ofgem appoints preferred bidder for Burbo Bank Extension offshore transmission assets

Ofgem has appointed the Preferred Bidder for the Burbo Bank Extension project, as part of the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime.

  • Published: 24th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets, Licences, codes and standards
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Plan launched to unlock smart energy system fit for the future

Ofgem and Government have published a plan to make the energy system smarter and more flexible, saving consumers billions between now and 2050.

  • Published: 20th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Enforcement, Gas - retail markets, Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

British Gas pays £1.1m to compensate customers after agents missed appointments

British Gas has compensated customers £1.1 million after third party agents missed appointments or didn't keep them on time.

  • Published: 18th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem statement on consumer summit for vulnerable customers

As planned, Ofgem held a summit yesterday in London with consumer groups to discuss plans for protecting vulnerable customers. Read our statement about it here.

  • Published: 12th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets, Gas - distribution, Gas - retail markets, Gas - transmission, Gas - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Energy networks should prepare for tougher price controls

Ofgem has today outlined the first steps towards setting tougher price controls from 2021 for the companies that run Britain’s energy networks.

  • Published: 6th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement, Licences, codes and standards
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem launches investigation into British Gas switching terms

An investigation into switching terms by British Gas has been launched by Ofgem.

  • Published: 4th Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - transmission, Gas - distribution
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem reduces allowances for Cadent’s gas distribution price control

Ofgem has accepted Cadent’s offer to refund £54 million in allowances for its 2013-2021 price control.

  • Published: 3rd Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

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

Ofgem has today published the latest annual data on Consolidated Segmental Statements (CSS), Supplier Cost Index (SCI) and standard variable tariffs.

  • Published: 3rd Jul 2017
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem announces plans to deliver a fairer, more competitive market for all consumers

Ofgem is announcing plans to protect vulnerable consumers as part of a wider programme to make sure all consumers get a better energy deal. 

  • Published: 21st Jun 2017
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem statement in response to letter from Secretary of State

Our statement in response to letter from Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about the retail energy market.

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