Government and Ofgem launch energy codes review

Many rules and practices governing the electricity and gas wholesale and retail markets were designed several decades ago

Scottish Government announces review of air quality strategy

Recommendations will be made for future air quality policy and actions needed to meet targets to tackle pollution

UK seeks views on performance of Capacity Market

The scheme provides payments to generators for making capacity available or reducing demand when required to do so

Ofgem to tighten up checks for new entrant energy suppliers

It has launched a review into its supplier licensing regime to ensure “appropriate protections” are in place against poor customer service and financial instability

UK launches review to crackdown on ‘organised waste crime’

Official figures reveal it cost the English economy more than £600m in 2015

UK to launch review into carbon monoxide alarms

It will examine the current regulations closely to establish whether they remain fit for purpose

Ofwat launches review after Beast from the East disrupts water supplies

The regulator will examine if water companies planned ahead sufficiently in the run up to the recent severe weather conditions

Driverless car crash – who’s responsible?

The three-year review will examine legal obstacles to the widespread introduction of self-driving vehicles before being rolled out in the UK

Ofgem reviews £268m National Grid allowance

Ofgem has announced a review into the £268.3 million allowance for National Grid’s gas transmission subsidiary. The allowance, which runs from 2013 to 2021, is for providing capacity at the Fleetwood entry point to the national high pressure gas pipeline in Lancashire. National Grid Gas Transmission (NGGT) is required by its licence to offer 650GWh/day […]

Ofgem reviews National Grid’s price controls

A review into National Grid’s price controls for electricity and gas transmission has been launched. The mid-period review into the 2013 to 2021 price controls will be limited to National Grid Electricity Transmission and Gas Transmission. Ofgem initially set the price controls – called RIIO or Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs – for […]