Ofwat proposes widening retail margins from 2020
Limits on the margin that water retailers may earn from their customers in the business market may be loosened from April 2020 under new proposals from the regulator. Ofwat issued a consultation on 11 December in which it set out plans that would see the cap on allowed margins for...
Energy storage and flexibility
The next episode: Qualification for T-4 Capacity auction
The final qualification results for the upcoming 2023/24 T-4 Capacity Auction were published on the 3 April. In this week’s blog, we consider what these qualification results tell us. Click here to view full article
Regulation and policy
Spring renewal: CMP332 withdrawn pending reinvigoration
Ofgem’s Targeted Charging Review (TCR) has been a major workstream in the electricity industry since it was kicked off in March 2017. Looking at several elements of the network charging regime that were deemed no longer fit for purpose in the changing energy system, it has wound its way towards...
Commercial and market outlook
Editor’s Pick | Ofgem delays Transmission Demand Residual change to 2022
The regulator has accepted a request by National Grid ESO (NGESO) to replace the current CUSC proposal to implement the Targeted Charging Review (TCR) decision for a fixed residual transmission network use of system (TNUoS). A new implementation date of 1 April 2022 will replace 1 April 2021. NGESO submitted...