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  • Published: 4th Mar 2015
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ScottishPower accepts sales ban after failing Ofgem’s customer service target

ScottishPower has stopped proactive selling for 12 days after Ofgem found that the supplier failed to remove a backlog of outstanding Energy Ombudsman decisions by the end of November. The ban started today and affects all outbound sales activities.

  • Published: 4th Mar 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution
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Ofgem’s response to appeals by British Gas and Northern Powergrid on RIIO-ED1 price control decision

Ofgem believes our decision delivers the right balance between cost for consumers and investment for a reliable network.

  • Published: 28th Feb 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
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Ofgem’s response to the Energy and Climate Change Committee’s report: Protecting Consumers – Making Energy Price Comparison Websites Transparent

We’ve responded to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee’s report on energy price comparison websites which was published today.

  • Published: 26th Feb 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
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Supply Market Indicator for February 2015

Ofgem has today published its latest Supply Market Indicator (SMI).This is a monthly estimate of costs and revenues for a typical large energy supplier over the coming 12 months.

  • Published: 23rd Feb 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - distribution, Electricity - transmission, Gas - distribution, Gas - transmission
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Ofgem’s Response to Energy and Climate Change Committee Report

Ofgem notes the committee’s views and welcomes debate on the regulation of the energy network and believes our regulation has delivered value for money.

  • Published: 20th Feb 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
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Suppliers must tell customers if their cheapest deal is marketed under a different brand

Ofgem has today set out final proposals for regulating suppliers who sell energy using white labels in the domestic energy market. From July, suppliers will have to be more transparent and tell customers what their cheapest tariff is regardless of the brand they use.

  • Published: 19th Feb 2015
  • Agendas, minutes and presentations, News
  • Corporate information
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Dermot Nolan at Warwick Economics Summit

Ofgem CEO Dermot Nolan appeared as a guest speaker at the Warwick Economics Summit at Warwick University on Friday 13 February 2015.

  • Published: 18th Feb 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - wholesale markets, Gas - retail markets, Gas - wholesale markets
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Ofgem’s response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s updated Issues Statement for the Energy Market Investigation

Read Ofgem's response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s updated Issues Statement, published earlier today (18 January 2015).

  • Published: 17th Feb 2015
  • News
  • Business consumers, Corporate information, Domestic consumers, Electricity - distribution, Electricity - offshore transmission, Electricity - retail markets, Electricity - transmission, Electricity - wholesale markets, Enforcement, Environmental programmes, Gas - distribution, Gas - retail markets, Gas - transmission, Gas - wholesale markets, Licences, codes and standards
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Introducing our new publications libraries

Building on the positive response to the publications library we launched in August 2014, we have rolled out additional libraries across our website.

  • Published: 16th Feb 2015
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Spark Energy to pay £250k to Citizens Advice

Spark Energy has been found to have breached switching rules and complaints handling regulations.

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