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This Practice Note provides an overview of the ‘RIIO-2’ Great Britain energy network company price controls which came into effect on 1 April 2021 for gas distribution, gas and electricity transmission and the Electricity System Operator (ESO). This Practice Note will continue to be updated as the position evolves.
RIIO (Revenues = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs) refers to the methodology through which the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) determines the prices that Great Britain’s licensed onshore energy network owners and operators can charge for the use of the electricity and gas transmission networks.
These charges are, in the first instance, paid to network companies by licensed suppliers and generators/gas shippers (under the Connection and Use of System Code, the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement and the Uniform Network Code). However, they are ultimately passed on to customers through energy supply bills, of which the charges make up a significant portion. For an introduction to the legal basis of energy network company price control in Great Britain, see Practice Note: The regulation of charging (‘price control’) by Great Britain’s electricity and gas network companies.
Ofgem first developed the RIIO approach in 2010. The first implementation of RIIO is referred to as RIIO-1. Subject to relatively narrow rights of amendment ‘mid-period’,
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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether judicial review is be an appropriate means of addressing the issues raised by the case at hand. For further guidance, see Practice Note:
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Enforcing a warrant of controlThis Practice Note has been produced by enforcement specialists, The Sheriffs Office. It guides users through the process of enforcing a warrant of control obtained from the County Court as a method of enforcing a money judgment; whereby the judgment creditor takes
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