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Latest news & press releases

  • Published: 26th Aug 2015
  • News
  • Electricity - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem closes investigations into two generators’ compliance with Capacity Market Rules

Ofgem has closed its investigations into Power Balancing Services and GF Power Peaking Ltd.

  • Published: 21st Aug 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - offshore transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem grants licence for West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm’s £269m transmission assets

Ofgem today completed the second tender round of its Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime. It granted West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) Transmission plc a licence to own and operate the transmission link to the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm.

  • Published: 31st Jul 2015
  • Press releases
  • Gas - distribution, Gas - transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem consults on proposals to allow additional costs to network companies

Ofgem has today published three consultations on its draft decisions to allow additional efficient costs for National Grid gas and electricity transmission and two gas distribution network companies under pre-defined RIIO uncertainty mechanisms.

  • Published: 21st Jul 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem secures free energy for npower customers with late resolution of Ombudsman decisions

Some npower customers’ Ombudsman rulings have been left outstanding for over 28 days. Ofgem has ensured they will now receive free energy until npower has fully implemented the rulings.

  • Published: 17th Jul 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - wholesale markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem confirms National Grid has tools to keep the lights on this winter

Ofgem’s Electricity Security of Supply report has today confirmed that National Grid has enough additional balancing services to secure electricity supplies for consumers this winter.

  • Published: 16th Jul 2015
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem welcomes the government’s Cutting Red Tape review

We welcome the Cutting Red Tape review and will work with government to look for opportunities to feed your views into our ongoing work.

  • Published: 15th Jul 2015
  • Press releases
  • Business consumers, Domestic consumers, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem's statement on British Gas price cut

Read our statement on today's (15 July 2015) gas price cut by British Gas.

  • Published: 7th Jul 2015
  • Press releases
  • Corporate information
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem welcomes Competition and Markets Authority report

Read our response to the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) 'Provisional Findings' and 'Notice of Possible Remedies', published today.

  • Published: 25th Jun 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem calls for a level playing field for prepayment customers

Ofgem is today calling on all energy suppliers to treat PPM customers fairly as its review shows variation in the treatment they’re receiving.

  • Published: 23rd Jun 2015
  • News
  • Corporate information, Electricity - offshore transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

National women in engineering day: a bright future beckons for engineers at Ofgem

Min Zhu, our associate partner for electricity transmission, marks women in engineering day explaining the opportunities she’s found as a chartered engineer at Ofgem.

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