Regulation

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Millions could miss out on benefits of EVs

Millions of people could miss out on the environmental and financial benefits of electric vehicles (EVs), a new report by Localis has found.

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Report calls for single consumer regulator for utilities

A new report has recommended the creation of a single "essential service consumer regulator" to cover all utilities.

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Government announces plans to regulate heat networks

The government has announced plans to implement a heat network regulatory framework to support market growth and ensure customer protection.

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Learning is key

David Smith, chief executive of the Energy Networks Association (ENA), talks to Network editor Alec Peachey about this year's Low Carbon Networks Innovation (LCNI) Conference and gives his views on the sector.

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NIC to carry out regulation study

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is to examine regulation of the UK's energy, telecoms and water industries.

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Networks funding adjustment requests given green light

Energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed that network companies can apply for additional allowances to cover extra costs in their price controls, which had not been forecast when they were agreed.

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Creating certainty

Following the CMA's recent announcement recommending regulation of the heat network market, Jody Pittaway from SSE Enterprise Heat looks at why this is a welcome development for the industry.

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Embracing change

Akshay Kaul, director of network price controls at Ofgem, speaks exclusively to Network editor Alec Peachey about the regulator's stakeholder engagement incentive and a range of other subjects including RIIO2, innovation and the future energy system....