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 content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the EU Internal Energy Market...

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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 This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Background to competition in the UK energy sector The legislative framework for the energy industry in the UK remains the legislation which brought about privatisation of...

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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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Introduction In May 2017, a PwC UK survey found that of 500 businesses questioned, 65% of UK businesses were ‘significantly concerned’ over cyber risks to energy...

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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 content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect Great Britain’s (GB) renewable...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the EU Internal...

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Click here to download the latest Electricity regulation 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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