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  • Published: 23rd Oct 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - transmission
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Ofgem encourages revised proposals for Scottish Isles transmission links

Ofgem encourages SSEN to submit revised proposals for Scottish Isles transmission links as current proposals fail to meet conditions for approval

  • Published: 22nd Oct 2019
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  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Enforcement, Gas - retail markets, Licences, codes and standards
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Ofgem proposes new financial checks and tests for existing suppliers

Ofgem consults on reforms for existing suppliers to drive up customer service standards, reduce the risk of supplier failure and strengthen the safety net.

  • Published: 18th Oct 2019
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  • Business consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
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Ofgem appoints Total Gas and Power to take on customers of Rutherford Energy Supply Limited

Ofgem has appointed Total Gas and Power to take on supplying Rutherford Energy Supply Limited’s (trading as Uttily Energy) 280 business customers, following an appointment process run by Ofgem to get the best deal possible for customers.

  • Published: 18th Oct 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution
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Ofgem publishes final decision on electricity distribution funding requests

Ofgem allows funding for electricity distribution network companies to invest in site security, street works and rail electrification.

  • Published: 15th Oct 2019
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  • Business consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
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Ofgem protects customers of failed supplier Rutherford Energy Supply Limited

Rutherford Energy Supply Limited (trading as Uttily Energy), an energy supplier with around 280 business customers has ceased to trade.

  • Published: 15th Oct 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - transmission
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Ofgem proposes to cut costs of new Hinkley Point grid link

Consumers will save money under Ofgem plans to reduce National Grid’s funding request to connect the new Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor to the grid by £80 million.

  • Published: 3rd Oct 2019
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets, Gas - distribution, Gas - retail markets, Gas - transmission, Gas - wholesale markets
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Ofgem has published its state of the market report 2019

UK is a global leader in cutting greenhouse emissions but progress slows last year.

  • Published: 2nd Oct 2019
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  • Corporate information
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Ofgem appoints Jonathan Brearley as chief executive

Ofgem has today appointed Jonathan Brearley, its current executive director for systems and networks, as chief executive.

  • Published: 1st Oct 2019
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement, Environmental programmes, RO
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Ofgem orders four suppliers to pay £14.7 million in Renewables Obligations by 31 October 2019

Four suppliers missed the original deadline of 1 September 2019 and have not provided Ofgem with adequate assurances that they will pay by the late payment deadline

  • Published: 27th Sep 2019
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
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Record numbers of people save money after taking part in Ofgem’s latest collective switch trial

Around 30% of disengaged customers who took part in Ofgem’s latest simplified collective switch trial changed their energy deal.

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