Policy & regulation

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"The future has never been more uncertain than it is now." That's the view of Mark Brackley, National Grid's project director for RIIO2, who spoke to Network editor Alec Peachey about a range of subjects including regulation, infrastructure policy and the future energy system.

Ofgem's RIIO2 price controls move a step closer

Ofgem has confirmed that the default length of the next price controls will be five years with the energy regulator's plans to deliver savings of over £5 billion to consumers moving a step closer.

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CMA calls for regulation of heat networks

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for regulation of the heat network industry and says that Ofgem is best placed to be the regulator.

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It's the wrong kind of disruption

Editorial board member and independent consultant John Scott foresees self-inflicted problems for the energy sector.

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Cave selected as preferred candidate to be next Ofgem chairman...

Professor Martin Cave is the preferred candidate to be the next chairman of Ofgem.

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Putting customers at the heart of RIIO2

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.

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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...