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  • Published: 20th Nov 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem consults on COVID-19 costs in energy price cap

To account for the impact of COVID-19 on the efficient costs of supplying domestic default tariff customers, Ofgem is consulting on proposals to amend the default tariff price cap’s ‘Adjustment Allowance’ from April 1 2021.

  • Published: 18th Nov 2020
  • News and blogs
  • Corporate information
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem response to the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution

Jonathan Brearley, chief executive of Ofgem, responds to today’s announcement.

  • Published: 6th Nov 2020
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem investigates Scottish Power smart meter obligations

Ofgem investigates Scottish Power’s compliance with smart meter targets

  • Published: 30th Oct 2020
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem issues three final orders for £15 million in unpaid Renewables Obligation and Feed-in Tariff payments

Ofgem has issued final orders to Nabuh Energy Limited, Robin Hood Energy Limited and Symbio Energy Limited for £15 million in unpaid Renewables Obligation and Feed-in Tariff payments.

  • Published: 29th Oct 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Utilita agrees to pay £500,000 for overcharging its customers

Utilita overcharged almost 40,000 of its prepayment customers by over £125,000.

  • Published: 19th Oct 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem strengthens protections for customers struggling with energy bills this winter

Ofgem has confirmed plans to strengthen protections for customers who are struggling to pay their energy bills this winter. Suppliers will have to provide more support for customers struggling to pay their energy bills and extra help for prepayment customers.

  • Published: 9th Oct 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem appoints Scottish Power to take on customers of Tonik Energy Ltd

Ofgem has appointed Scottish Power to take on supplying Tonik Energy Ltd’s 130,000 domestic customers

  • Published: 6th Oct 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem protects customers of failed supplier Tonik Energy

Tonik Energy Ltd, a gas and electricity supplier with around 130,000 domestic customers, is ceasing to trade. Find Ofgem’s advice to Tonik Energy’s customers here.

  • Published: 2nd Oct 2020
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement, Environmental programmes, FIT, RO
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem proposes orders to pay £34 million in Renewables Obligations and Feed-in Tariff payments

Seven suppliers owe £34 million in Renewables Obligations and Feed-in Tariff scheme levelisation payments.

  • Published: 30th Sep 2020
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

World’s longest subsea electricity interconnector to boost cheaper supplies

Energy regulator Ofgem has set maximum and minimum revenues for the Viking Link project, a 1.4GW connection from Lincolnshire to Denmark that will likely see £5.2 billion in consumer benefits over 25 years.

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