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: 30th Apr 2015
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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: 26th Mar 2015
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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
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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
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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.

  • Published: 17th Mar 2015
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Ofgem is today announcing new competition arrangements for some of GB’s electricity transmission network. Competitive tendering for new, separable, high value onshore transmission assets will benefit consumers through cost savings and innovation.

  • Published: 4th Mar 2015
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Ofgem believes our decision delivers the right balance between cost for consumers and investment for a reliable network.

  • Published: 26th Feb 2015
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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: 23rd Feb 2015
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Ofgem notes the committee’s views and welcomes debate on the regulation of the energy network and believes our regulation has delivered value for money.

  • Published: 29th Jan 2015
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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: 18th Dec 2014
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We have published our Forward Work Programme for 2015-16 and our Corporate Strategy.

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