Blizzard Utilities Limited - Notice of proposal to transfer an electricity supply licence to Opal Gas Limited

Publication date
22nd January 2016
Information type
Policy area

Notice under section 7A(9) of the Electricity Act 1989 (as amended) of the proposed transfer of an Electricity Supply held by Blizzard Utilities Limited to Opal Gas Limited

The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (‘the Authority’) hereby gives notice pursuant to Section 7A(9) of the Electricity Act 1989 (as amended) (‘the Act’) as follows:

1.  Blizzard Utilities Limited, (company registration number 05962917), the registered office of which is Exchange House, 1 Selden Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4TN, United Kingdom has written to the Authority seeking its consent under Section 7A of the Act to the transfer of the Electricity Supply licence granted to Blizzard Utilities Limited, pursuant to section 6(1)(d) of the Act to Opal Gas Limited, (company registration number 09403911), the registered office of which is 48 Verulam Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4DH, United Kingdom.

2.  The Authority proposes to grant consent to the proposed licence transfer which, subject to our consent, is currently proposed to take place on 15 April 2016, for the following reasons:

(i)  Blizzard Utilities Limited has applied to the Authority under Section 7A of the Act for the Authority’s consent to the transfer of the Electricity Supply licence to Opal Gas Limited; and

(ii)  The Authority is satisfied that it would have been appropriate to grant an Electricity Supply licence to Opal Gas Limited had Opal Gas Limited applied to the Authority for such a licence and as such considers that it is appropriate to consent to a transfer of an existing Electricity Supply licence to Opal Gas Limited.

3.  Any representations or objections in relation to the proposal by the Authority to grant consent to the proposed licence transfer should be made in writing no later than 22 March 2016 to the Authority, either:

by post to: the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority, 9 Millbank, London, SW1P 3GE marked for the attention of Industry Codes and Licensing or by email to: licensing@ofgem.gov.uk

 

 

Lesley Nugent          
Duly authorised on behalf of the Authority