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Ofgem consults on Targeted Charging Review

Posted by SSE Business Energy on 15/03/17 13:42

As signalled by our blog in early March about charging arrangements for embedded generation, Ofgem have published a consultation on their Targeted Charging Review (TCR). 

Ofgem are consulting on reviewing and changing some of the charges that electricity transmission and distribution network users pay for using the network. In Ofgem’s view the current way the ‘residual’ charges are applied could lead to potentially detrimental differences in costs for different groups of consumers, and inefficient investment decisions resulting in increasing costs for consumers overall.
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Ofgem’s ‘minded-to’ decision on electricity transmission charging arrangements for Embedded Generators

Posted by SSE Business Energy on 06/03/17 10:09
Over the past year there has been increasing scrutiny of the revenue streams earned by embedded generation. Ofgem identified ‘TRIAD avoidance’ in particular as an area of concern that was causing distortions to the wholesale, capacity and ancillary service markets and therefore indicated at the end of last year their intention to undertake reform to TNUoS Demand Residual (TDR) charging arrangements.
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Topics: Ofgem