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  • Published: 29th Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Utility Warehouse to pay £650,000 for price cap overcharging

Utility Warehouse is to refund and compensate 3,430 Warm Home Discount customers with £450,000 after it overcharged them, due to a system error, when the price cap was applied.

  • Published: 28th Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem opens investigation into National Grid and Scottish Power Transmission over delivery and ongoing operation of the Western HVDC subsea cable

Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid Electricity Transmission plc and SP (Scottish Power) Transmission plc for the delivery and operation of the Western high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cable.

  • Published: 24th Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - transmission, Gas - distribution, Gas - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Challenge group report on company business plans for next price control

Independent challenge group delivers its report on network companies’ final business plans

  • Published: 10th Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Enforcement, Gas - retail markets, Gas - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem orders nine energy suppliers to become DCC users

Ofgem is consulting on issuing nine energy suppliers with final orders due to them being in breach of the requirement to be Data Communications Company (DCC) users.

  • Published: 9th Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem investigates Utilita on prepayment price cap

Ofgem opens investigation into Utilita’s compliance with the pre-payment meter price cap

  • Published: 9th Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Environmental programmes, RO
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem issues Gnergy Ltd with a notice of failure to comply with a final order over unpaid Renewables Obligation payments

Ofgem has issued Gnergy Ltd with a notice of failure after the supplier failed to comply with a final order over unpaid Renewables Obligation payments.

  • Published: 3rd Jan 2020
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Companies pay £10.5 million over 9 August power cut

Our investigation into the power cuts of 9 August found that the combined loss of two large generators, as well as the smaller loss of generation at a local level, together triggered the subsequent disconnection, loss of power and disruption to more than one million consumers.

  • Published: 21st Dec 2019
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem appoints British Gas to take on customers of Breeze Energy

Ofgem has appointed British Gas to take on supplying Breeze Energy’s 18,000 domestic customers.

  • Published: 18th Dec 2019
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem protects customers of failed supplier Breeze Energy

Breeze Energy, a gas and electricity supplier with just under 18,000 domestic customers is ceasing to trade.

  • Published: 17th Dec 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - transmission, Gas - distribution, Gas - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Tougher framework for electricity distribution price control

Ofgem confirms tougher framework for a smarter, flexible, low carbon electricity distribution price control

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