Policy & regulation

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Citizens Advice has urged Ofgem to take action against two unnamed network companies to enable the regulator to lower the allowances for the cost of debt under the RIIO framework.

Ofgem publishes decisions on proposed transmission links...

Energy regulator Ofgem has approved a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.

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Shift to EVs offers opportunity for motoring tax review...

Motoring organisations have warned that the advent of increasingly connected, electric and shared road transport presents challenges and opportunities for future Government motoring tax policy.

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SSEN outlines RIIO2 transmission plan

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has released a new report outlining its preliminary plan for the transmission network in the north of Scotland during the second set of RIIO price controls.

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Network 2019: Speakers give their views on RIIO2

With Network 2019 just over a month away, Network Magazine asked a selection of our speakers 'what is the biggest RIIO2 challenge?'.

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NIC seeking views on regulation of essential services

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is seeking views on what future changes may be required to improve regulation of the energy, telecoms and water industries.

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A platform-based approach to distribution operations

Brad Williams, vice president, industry strategy at Oracle Utilities gives his views on the challenges facing distribution network operators (DNOs) as they continue to make the transition to distribution system operators (DSOs).

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Getting regulation right

Flexibility and the DSO business model was the topic of discussion at a recent roundtable hosted by Network and Oracle. With work now well underway on the second set of RIIO price controls, speakers were keen to talk about the impact of regulation on...