Blizzard Utilities Limited - Notice of Consent to Transfer an electricity supply licence to Opal Gas Limited

Publication date
7th April 2016
Information type
Policy area



WhereasA.  Blizzard Utilities Limited (company registration number 05962917) (“the transferor”) is the holder of an electricity supply licence (“the Licence”) granted under section 6(1)(d) of the Electricity Act 1989 (“the Act”).B.  Section 7A of the Act provides that an electricity supply licence may be transferred by the licence holder –(i)  with the consent of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (“the Authority”); and(ii)  subject to any term of the licence relating to its transfer.C.  Paragraph 2 of Part 1 of the Licence provides that the Licence is subject to transfer in accordance with the Act, the special conditions or the conditions.D.  Blizzard Utilities Limited has applied to the Authority for its consent to transfer the licence to Opal Gas Limited (company registration number 09403911), (“the transferee”).E.  The transferee has satisfied the Authority as to the criteria set out in section 7A(6) of the Act;F.  The Authority gave notice under section 7A(9) of the Act of its intention to consent to the transfer of the licence on 22 January 2016 and no objection was received within the period of notice.

Consent to transferWith effect from 07 April 2016 the Authority, pursuant to section 7A of the Act, consents to the transfer of the whole of the licence to the transferee which is proposed to take place on 15 April 2016.

The Official Seal of the Authority hereunto affixed is authenticated by:

Lesley NugentAuthorised in that behalf by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority