Policy & regulation

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Continuing our series of exclusive contributions from Cadent, Richard Court - head of regulation and external affairs - tells Network why Ofgem's RIIO2 framework consultation is at a critical stage.

Keeping regulatory certainty

David Smith, chief executive of the Energy Networks Association (ENA), looks at how the cancellation of Ofgem's mid-period review could impact the energy networks.

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Utility Week Live: Call for multi-utility regulator

The creation of a multi-utility regulator and network regime would help improve collaboration across sectors, lower costs and simplify the industry for consumers. That's the view of Laura Sandys, CEO of Challenging Ideas, who spoke at this week's Utility Week Live during a discussion on the next round of RIIO price controls.

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Utility Week Live: Brearley provides update on RIIO2

Jonathan Brearley, senior partner networks at Ofgem, provided an update on its proposals for a new regulatory framework at Utility Week Live earlier this week.

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Switch2 Energy welcomes proposed heat network regulation

Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has welcomed proposals to regulate the heat network sector by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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Ofgem decides against mid-period review for networks price control...

Ofgem has announced that it will not be launching a mid-period review (MPR) into the way the price control system for local electricity networks is working.

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Getting regulation right

The Energy Systems Catapult was created to help remove the obstacles preventing innovators from bringing new products, services and business models to market. The body - in conjunction with Network - held an industry briefing at its office in Birmingham...

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Reshaping the energy landsdcape

Mark Brackley, National Grid's project RIIO2 director, reflects on the challenges for the RIIO2 regulatory period and how the industry can help shape National Grid's business plans.