There is still a "long way to go" in the transition from DNOs to DSOs, but if the incentives are set up right within the regulations, it will “drive the culture” of the networks.
Jonathan Brearley is to take over as chief executive of UK energy regulator Ofgem, succeeding Dermot Nolan.
Ofgem has published a new open letter consultation as it ramps up its preparations for the next set of networks price controls.
National Grid Electricity Transmission unveils £7.4 billion plan to build transmission system of the future
National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) has unveiled plans to spend £7.4 billion to establish the “future electricity transmission system”.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has outlined how it plans to create a transmission network fit for net zero, unveiling its detailed RIIO-T2 business plan.
Energy regulator Ofgem has pushed ahead with plans to slash the cost of equity for networks under RIIO-2, confirming a methodology which, if applied today, would cut the baseline return on equity to 4.3%.
With Ofgem’s proposed cap on cost of capital under RIIO-T2 price controls, UK transmission network operators will be challenged to rethink how they deliver capital programmes. Burns & McDonnell’s Jeff Casey and Jonathan Chapman discuss how harnessing the expertise within the engineering-construction sector will be critical to their success.
Current±’s 2018 Review: Capacity Market standstill, Engie’s KiWi Power play and Ofgem’s busy December
We conclude our look back at the most significant stories of 2018 as we cast our (short) memories all the way back to November and the last few weeks of December, including that landmark ruling on the Capacity Market from the ECJ and Ofgem’s busy end to the year.
Industry regular Ofgem has proposed a number of reforms to the innovation stimulus to be included in RIIO-2, including the introduction of a new innovation pot and the removal of the Innovation Rollout Mechanism (IRM)