Electricity and gas market regulation and licensing

Electricity and gas market regulation and licensing guidance:

Requirement for a Licence Section 4 of the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989) requires entities undertaking certain activities in the electricity sector to hold a licence....

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Legal basis The primary piece of legislation governing the electricity industry in mainland Great Britain (GB) is the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989) which established the...

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Note: on 15 November 2018 payments under the Capacity Market mechanism and future CM support were suspended. This came as a result of the General Court issuing its...

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TitleClean Energy Package Entry into Forcen/a Transposition Deadlinen/a Amendmentsn/a Implementing legislation in England and Walesn/a SubjectEnergy efficiency; renewable...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Electricity market reform and contracts for difference The Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme was developed by government to make changes to the Great Britain...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Background to Electricity Market Reform (EMR)—the case for reform In 2010, the UK government identified that up to £110bn of investment would be required by 2020 in order...

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Background At the time the Energy Act 2013 came into force, and to an extent to this day, the UK faced real and serious challenges in relation to its electricity...

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Energy Company Obligation (ECO) replaces Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP) The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) was...

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Introduction The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulations), SI 2018/506, implement in the UK certain EU derived cybersecurity requirements...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Click here to download the latest Cybersecurity 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Click here to download the latest Electricity Regulation 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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Click here to download the latest Gas Regulation 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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The requirement for a licence or exemption It is an offence to carry out any of the following ‘licensable activities’ in the electricity sector without a licence or an...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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What is a grid connection? A grid connection allows a user to connect to the local network or ‘grid’ so they can receive or produce electricity. A connection agreement is...

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Industry Bodies Electricity Settlements Company Ltd (ESC)The ESC is the Capacity Market ‘Settlement Body’, responsible for administering capacity payments to, and penalty...

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What are Industry Codes? In addition to legislation and licence conditions, the electricity wholesale and retail markets in Great Britain (GB) are supported by a number...

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What are Industry Codes? In addition to legislation and licence conditions, the gas wholesale and retail markets in Great Britain (GB) are supported by a number of...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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