Policy & regulation

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A new positioning paper from the regulator has outlined its approach to the development of Distribution System Operation policy.

Ofgem consults on RIIO-ED2 approach

Ofgem has opened a consultation on its proposed approach to the next price control for the electricity distribution networks.

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Ofgem set to turn down £247m of funding requests

Ofgem has proposed to refuse approximately £247 million of funding requests from energy networks.

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Ofgem hits back over climate change criticism

Ofgem has hit back following criticism that it is out of touch over climate change.

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Ofgem's RIIO2 proposals could hinder net zero plans

The chief executive of the Energy Networks Association (ENA) says Ofgem's current proposals for RIIO2 could have a negative impact on the regulator's ability to support and facilitate the government's net zero ambitions.

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Challenges around RIIO2

Mark Fitch, an energy regulation expert at PA Consulting, asks will Ofgem's RIIO2 decision dampen the network companies' energy for moving to net zero?

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Ofgem outlines vision to 2023

Energy regulator Ofgem has set out its vision to 2023 and claims the objectives and priorities within it are designed to "protect the interests of existing and future consumers" in a rapidly changing energy sector.

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National Grid sets out RIIO2 spending plans

National Grid will spend £7.4 billion on electricity transmission over the RIIO2 price control period, according to figures unveiled in its draft business plan which has been submitted to Ofgem's RIIO2 Challenge Group.