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by AngelaE
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: EST: OFGEM Energy Redress Scheme awards over £2m to charities supporting vulnerable energy customers
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EST: OFGEM Energy Redress Scheme awards over £2m to charities supporting vulnerable energy customers

[Published Tuesday 12 January 2021] Energy Saving Trust announced today, that 10 charities have been successful in securing over £2 million of funding in the latest round of the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (Energy Redress Scheme). Managed and delivered by the Energy Saving Trust on beh...
by AngelaE
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem response to the government’s Energy White Paper
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Ofgem response to the government’s Energy White Paper

[Published 14th December 2020] Jonathan Brearley, chief executive of Ofgem, comments on today’s publication of the Government’s Energy White Paper: "We welcome the government’s Energy White Paper which sets out an ambitious programme to build a fairer, greener energy system. Ofgem will continue to w...
by AngelaE
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem: EDF Energy (Thermal Generation) Limited agrees to pay £6 million for breaching wholesale energy market regulation
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Ofgem: EDF Energy (Thermal Generation) Limited agrees to pay £6 million for breaching wholesale energy market regulation

[Published 16th December 2020] From September 2017 to March 2020, EDF Energy (Thermal Generation) Limited (EDF ETG) regularly sent misleading signals to the National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) about the capabilities of its generation plant, Ofgem monitoring has found. EDF ETG submitted t...
by AngelaE
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem confirms approach to boosting green and smart investment in local grids
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Ofgem confirms approach to boosting green and smart investment in local grids

[Published 17th December 2020] Ofgem has confirmed its methodology for setting the next price controls for Great Britain’s local electricity distribution networks, known as RIIO-ED2, which run for five years from April 2023. This follows last week’s confirmation of the major investment programmes f...
by AngelaE
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: OFGEM: Record £348 million in support provided to vulnerable consumers through the WHD
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OFGEM: Record £348 million in support provided to vulnerable consumers through the WHD

[Published 18th December 2020] Ofgem has published its annual report on the Warm Home Discount (WHD) showing that vulnerable customers benefited from over £348m of support from suppliers last winter (2). Suppliers paid £140 rebate to over 2.2 million vulnerable customers such as low income pensioner...
by AngelaE
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Changes to the domestic RHI regulations: government response
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Changes to the domestic RHI regulations: government response

[Published 11 January 2021] The Changes to the domestic RHI Regulations notice requested industry views on: proposed changes to the ’12 month rule’ to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on certain consumers. This is the rule that accreditation applications to the scheme have to be made within 12 months...
by AngelaE
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: ESN Annual Marketplace: Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP to give keynote speech
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ESN Annual Marketplace: Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP to give keynote speech

[6 January 2021] The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, will be giving the keynote speech on 26 January as part of the Electricity Storage Network (ESN) Annual Marketplace three-day event taking place on 26 - 28 January, 2021. T...
by AngelaE
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Current Consultations
Topic: Green Heat Network Fund: proposals for the scheme design
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Green Heat Network Fund: proposals for the scheme design

[Pubilshed 30 November, Updated 8 December 2020] We are seeking views on how we should design the proposed Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) scheme. The GHNF is a capital grant funding programme which is intended to help new and existing heat networks to move to low and zero carbon technologies. Its ob...
by AngelaE
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem: 'Know your rights' video promoted through social channels
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Ofgem: 'Know your rights' video promoted through social channels

[Published 15th December, 2020] Ofgem have launched a short ‘Know your rights’ video on its social channels to explain the new winter energy protections that came into force on 15th December). Ofgem are publicising the protections through the following channels: Twitter https://twitter.com/ofgem/sta...
by AngelaE
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: UKGBC - Guide to support LAs in tackling the Climate Emergency
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UKGBC - Guide to support LAs in tackling the Climate Emergency

[Published 24 November 2020] As part of the Accelerator Cities programme funded by EIT Climate-KIC, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched an interactive map designed to showcase leading local authority policies and programmes which address domestic energy efficiency. The first is the Re...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Live online event on 15 December: Ofgem’s Strategy and Forward Work Programme
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Live online event on 15 December: Ofgem’s Strategy and Forward Work Programme

Ofgem’s Strategy: Green, Fair Future Ofgem have announced a live online event for attendees to hear about their plans for the next year and beyond, and how they are transforming to deliver a green, fair future. The event will be held on the 15th December, 10:00 – 11:15. Speakers include Ofgem's CEO...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Guidance: Regulations: heat networks (metering and billing)
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Guidance: Regulations: heat networks (metering and billing)

[Last updated 27 November 2020] Heat networks account for only a small proportion of UK heating systems. As a result, their locations were unrecorded and their operation was unregulated until 2014. The purpose of the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations (‘the Regulations’), which came int...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Current Consultations
Topic: Friendly reminder: Your response to the consultation on improving the energy performance of privately rented homes
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Views: 428

Friendly reminder: Your response to the consultation on improving the energy performance of privately rented homes

Thank you to all of you who have already responded to the consultation https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/improving-the-energy-performance-of-privately-rented-homes on improving the energy performance of privately rented homes in England and Wales. A friendly reminder to those who haven’t r...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: National Infrastructure Strategy Presented to Parliament by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
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National Infrastructure Strategy Presented to Parliament by the Chancellor of the Exchequer

More information: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/938539/NIS_Report_Web_Accessible.pdf?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--3n-Lsne1KiaP-OkdZ77xUu6yanBczqISi0FuPUUy3bC2jcixOrCbp3K6ZBKp1uLsYGa7U [Published November 2020] ...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem consults on COVID-19 costs in energy price cap
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Ofgem consults on COVID-19 costs in energy price cap

For more information: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/ofgem-consults-covid-19-costs-energy-price-cap [Published 20 Nov 2020] Ofgem is consulting on proposals to amend the default tariff price cap’s ‘Adjustment Allowance’ from April 1 2021 to account for the impact of COVID-19 on th...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem publishes 2020 Annual Iteration Process for the electricity distribution network price control
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Ofgem publishes 2020 Annual Iteration Process for the electricity distribution network price control

More information: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/ofgem-publishes-2020-annual-iteration-process-electricity-distribution-network-price-control [Published 27 Nov 2020] Ofgem has today published the results of the 2020 Annual Iteration Process (AIP) for electricity distribution netwo...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Research Briefing: Fuel Poverty
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Research Briefing: Fuel Poverty

Further information: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8730/ This Library briefing note summarises the levels of fuel poverty across the UK, policies to address fuel poverty, and stakeholder comment on the issue. Fuel poverty is a devolved policy area, and is defined and me...
by AngelaE
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Research Briefing: Energy bills and tariff caps
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Views: 494

Research Briefing: Energy bills and tariff caps

For more information visit: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8081/ This Library briefing paper provides a summary of the UK energy market, a breakdown of the components of energy bills, and details of concerns and reforms in the market, including the tariff cap. The UK Ene...
by AngelaE
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Policy paper: The ten point plan for a green industrial revolution
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Views: 552

Policy paper: The ten point plan for a green industrial revolution

The ten point plan sets out the approach government will take to build back better, support green jobs, and accelerate our path to net zero. As the world looks to recover from the impact of coronavirus on our lives, livelihoods and economies, we have the chance to build back better: to invest in ma...

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