Regulating energy networks

Ofgem regulates the monopoly companies that run the gas and electricity transmission and distribution networks in Great Britain through price controls. ‘RIIO’ is the name for our network price controls. It stands for Revenue=Incentives+Innovation+Outputs.

Here you can view our latest network press releases, statements and blogs. For Coronavirus industry updates, please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) section. For all other energy news, please see our news and press releases hub and investor relations section.

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Publications and updates

  • Published: 24th May 2019
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The new price controls, known as RIIO-2, will deliver a smarter and more sustainable energy network that will come at a lower cost to consumers.

  • Published: 18th Dec 2018
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Ofgem has set out proposals to help deliver a smarter, fairer and cleaner energy system which is fit for the future and saves consumers money.

  • Published: 30th Nov 2018
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Ofgem has published the results of the 2018 Annual Iteration Process which updates base revenues for energy network price controls.

  • Published: 29th Nov 2018
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Ofgem has announced the winners of the 2018 gas and electricity network innovation competitions.

  • Published: 29th Nov 2018
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A new independent panel will give consumers a stronger voice in the process for agreeing the next network price controls.

  • Published: 28th Nov 2018
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Ofgem is consulting on reforms to how some electricity network charges are set

  • Published: 28th Sep 2018
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Ofgem has published its decisions on requests by networks for extra funding under their 2013-2021 price controls.

  • Published: 8th Aug 2018
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Ofgem is consulting on requests by network companies for adjustments in their funding under the price controls

  • Published: 3rd Aug 2018
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Andy Burgess talks about Ofgem's proposals for making better use of electricity grid capacity to keep the costs of the energy system down for consumers.

  • Published: 30th Jul 2018
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Ofgem has published its decision on the framework for setting the next energy network price controls from 2021.

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