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Radical changes to network charging confirmed by Ofgem

26/11/2019

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Ofgem has at last published its long-awaited decision on changes to the way in which consumers pay for the residual element of transmission and distribution charges, plus revisions to the embedded benefits small generators receive.

While Ofgem’s aim is the make charges fairer to all consumers, the news is not so positive for forward-thinking consumers who’ve invested in on-site generation, battery storage and/or consumption flexibility.

Ofgem’s proposals could create greater disparity in non-commodity charges

24/09/2019

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Non-commodity charges make up a large share of the overall cost of power – as much as 60% for some large consumers.

But if proposed changes to the way in which key distribution and transmission charges are calculated go ahead, many businesses could see this share increase.

Earlier this month, Ofgem published a consultation setting out its latest plans for the way the residual element of Distribution Use of System (DUoS) and Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) charges are recovered.

Major changes to energy charges get extra time

30/05/2019

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Non-commodity elements of energy costs that are currently causing consternation for many large consumers.

So it’s been good to hear that Ofgem – which is planning major changes to the way distribution and transmission charges are calculated, as well as embedded benefits –is allowing extra time before these changes take effect

non-commodity elements of energy costs that are currently causing consternation for many large consumers.

So it’s been good to hear that Ofgem – which is planning major changes to the way distribution and transmission charges are calculated, as well as embedded benefits –is allowing extra time before these changes take effect.

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