Ofgem sets timeline for National Grid ESO report following UK power failures
Ofgem has written to the National Grid Electricity System Operator requesting an urgent interim report into the incident on 9 August 2019 to be provided to Ofgem by Friday 16 August.
A final, detailed technical report must be provided to Ofgem by Friday 6 September.
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Ofgem launches investigation into power cuts20/08/2019 13:15:00
Ofgem has launched an investigation into the power cuts of Friday 9 August, following an initial report from National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO).
Ofgem appoints EDF Energy to take on customers of Solarplicity19/08/2019 09:10:00
Ofgem has appointed EDF Energy to take on supplying Solarplicity Supply Limited’s 7,500 domestic and 500 business customers. This follows an appointment process run by Ofgem to get the best deal possible for customers.
Ofgem to revoke URE Energy’s electricity licence15/08/2019 13:25:00
Ofgem is to revoke URE Energy’s licence to supply electricity after the supplier failed to meets its Renewables Obligation for 2017-2018.
Ofgem protects customers of failed supplier Solarplicity14/08/2019 13:15:00
Solarplicity Supply Limited, an energy supplier with around 7,500 domestic customers and less than 500 business customers, has ceased to trade.
Ofgem to appoint SSE as supplier of last resort for customers of Cardiff Energy Supply09/08/2019 11:15:00
Cardiff Energy Supply, a small supplier with approximately 800 domestic gas customers, will be ceasing to trade. Ofgem has appointed SSE as the supplier of last resort for these customers.
Energy caps to fall this winter due to lower wholesale costs08/08/2019 10:15:00
The default price cap is set to fall from £1,254 to £1,179 from 1 October for this winter period (October-March). The pre-payment meter cap will fall from £1,242 to £1,217 per year for the same six month period.
Ofgem seeks views on proposed approach for next electricity distribution price control07/08/2019 10:15:00
Ofgem has published an open letter seeking views on its proposed approach for regulating the electricity distribution networks in the next price control (“RIIO-ED2”) to protect consumers today and in the future.
Ofgem consults on electricity distribution funding requests05/08/2019 10:05:00
Ofgem is consulting on requests by several energy network companies for adjustments in funding under the RIIO-ED1 price control, which runs from 2015-2023.
Utilita Energy to pay £175,000 after failing to meet carbon emission reduction obligations31/07/2019 09:15:00
Utilita Energy failed to meet its carbon reduction obligations under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme between 2015 and 2018 and will pay £175,000 to the energy redress fund over its failings.