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  • Published: 26th May 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem statement on prepayment meters installed under warrant

Ofgem response to the increase in pre-payment meters being installed under warrant by energy suppliers.

  • Published: 22nd May 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem announces review of markets data

Ofgem has today announced a review of energy markets data to provide greater transparency about the market to inform the energy debate.

  • Published: 21st May 2015
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem opens investigations into five generators’ compliance with Capacity Market Rules

Ofgem has opened investigations to see if five generators provided false or misleading information to National Grid about planning consents for some of their proposed generating units that took part in the December 2014 capacity auction.

  • Published: 15th May 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - offshore transmission
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem appoints preferred bidder for Westermost Rough offshore transmission assets

Today Ofgem has appointed Transmission Capital Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Westermost Rough windfarm for the next 20 years.

  • Published: 30th Apr 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Supply Market Indicator for April 2015

Today Ofgem has published its latest supply market indicator (SMI) for the month of April 2015. The SMI is published on the last Thursday of each month.

  • Published: 2nd Apr 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Enforcement, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem secures £7.75 million package for consumers following E.ON overcharging error

Ofgem’s investigation found that E.ON incorrectly charged exit fees and/or overcharged customers following price rises in January 2013 and 2014.

  • Published: 26th Mar 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Electricity - retail markets, Gas - retail markets
  • 0 Associated documents

Supply Market Indicator for March 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: 26th Mar 2015
  • Press releases
  • Domestic consumers, Gas - distribution
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem encourages gas network companies to do more to tackle fuel poverty

Ofgem is today calling on network companies to connect more customers to the gas grid, where it is the cheapest option for fuel poor consumers.

  • Published: 18th Mar 2015
  • Press releases
  • Electricity - wholesale markets, Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

Ofgem takes action after generator UK Capacity Reserve submitted inaccurate information as part of capacity auction

Ofgem has found that UK Capacity Reserve (UKCR) submitted inaccurate information when applying to be part of last year’s capacity auction.

  • Published: 18th Mar 2015
  • Press releases
  • Enforcement
  • 0 Associated documents

SSE to pay £100,000 to Energy Action Scotland over constraint payments

Ofgem has secured £100,000 from SSE after SSE’s pricing signal resulted in it receiving excessive constraint payments. The money will go to Energy Action Scotland.

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