Policy & regulation

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The Scottish government is being urged to strengthen consumer protections for households using district heating to bring them in line with those already afforded to gas and electricity customers.

Next RIIO cycle will be shorter, predicts UKPN boss

"On balance, I would predict that ED2 will be somewhat shorter than ED1," the chief executive of UK Power Networks (UKPN) has said.

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Flexible price controls needed for uncertain future

The RIIO2 price controls must be flexible enough to allow networks to adapt to an uncertain future, speakers at Utility Week Live have argued.

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Stakeholders are the 'missing part' of RIIO

Stakeholders are the "missing part" of the RIIO settlement process, according the head of network regulation at British Gas.

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The road to RIIO2

Ofgem should review the detail of the networks' regulatory framework, but not throw the baby out with the bath water, warns Maxine Frerk.

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Labour pledges public ownership of networks

Labour has pledged to bring energy networks back under public ownership if it wins power in the general election on 8 June.

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Parliamentary hopefuls urged to 'know their networks'

An industry body has urged candidates for the upcoming general election on 8 June to "know their networks".

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Scotland's low-carbon infrastructure gets £43m boost

Scotland's low-carbon infrastructure is to reeceive a £43 million boost after the devolved government awarded funding to 13 projects around the nation.