RIIO2

All the latest news and reaction on the next price controls for energy networks

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All eight of the gas and transmission networks are appealing Ofgem’s final determinations for RIIO2. But, what arguments have they put forward and what are their chances of success? Former Ofgem executive Maxine Frerk summarises the points raised and the challenges they pose for the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA).
Opinion
All eight of the electricity and gas transmission and gas distribution networks have now confirmed they are seeking appeals from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of Ofgem’s final determinations on their RIIO2 business plans for 2021 to 2026. The only company to accept its final determination in full is National Grid Electricity System Operator.
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As part of our Countdown to COP series, Utility Week speaks to Charles Tsai, chief executive of Power Assets Holdings, which together with sister company CKI Infrastructure owns Northern Gas Networks, UK Power Networks and Wales & West Utilities. He discusses the need for a clear investment mechanism to unleash the funding required to reach net zero and for the UK government to make commitments on decarbonisation of heat and transport.
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Change is usually accompanied by uncertainty. Driven by the need to decarbonise, the energy industry is in the midst of a radical transformation. Whilst the end goal is clear, the route there is still being plotted out.
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The energy regulator has published plans to slash in half the returns that energy networks can make in its proposals for the new RIIO2 price control framework, which covers the electricity and gas transmission networks together with gas distribution.
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All six of the distribution network operators (DNOs) in Great Britain have signed up to a pledge to consider flexibility services as an alternative to reinforcements when managing local grid constraints.
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The figure of 64 per cent leaps to 100 per cent amongst energy retailers, energy generators and non-domestic water retailers, and to 75 per cent among domestic water wholesalers, according the findings of Utility Week’s annual CEO Insight research this year carried out in association with Economic Insight.
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SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has launched a public consultation to help plan the future of electricity transmission in Scotland as part of its 2021-2026 investment plan for RIIO T2. 
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