Policy & regulation

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Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK has committed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the UK to almost zero by 2050.

Customers overcharged by £24bn due to regulator error, Citizens...

Regulators have allowed water, energy, broadband and telephone networks to overcharge customers by £24.1 billion over the past 15 years, according to research carried out by Citizens Advice.

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Leveraging linepack

Keith MacLean outlines the findings of a new UKERC report on the undersold decarbonisation potential of the gas network.

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Ofgem confirms RIIO2 price control methodology

Ofgem has confirmed plans to almost slash in half the returns that energy networks can make.

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Cadent agrees to pay £24m for past failings

Cadent has agreed to pay £24 million and establish a £20m community fund after an intervention from energy regulator Ofgem over three serious failings.

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Investing in the energy decarbonisation transformation benefits...

National Grid's head of regulatory finance, Darren Pettifer, says that Ofgem's plans to slash in half the returns that energy networks can earn could put at risk a once in a generation opportunity to transform the energy system, and prevent longer-term...

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Citizens Advice urges Ofgem to tackle network debt costs

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.

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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.