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Energy weekly highlights—14 May 2020

Published on: 14 May 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Energy weekly highlights—14 May 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Changes proposed to electricity supplier regulations amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Ofgem approves modifications to the Uniform Network Code
  • Electricity and gas market regulation and licensing
  • Ofgem green lights amendments to Electricity Operator’s Methodology Statement
  • Ofgem approves application for incremental capacity exemption
  • Ofgem reiterates conditions for charge recovery action in published open letter
  • Ofgem launch consultation on DCC operational performance regime
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Energy weekly highlights includes updates relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) and energy, including the recent steps taken by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to deal with disturbances to industry caused by the ongoing pandemic. In addition this week, BEIS has published the next deadline for applications to the Industrial Heat Recovery Support programme designed to encourage and support investment in heat recovery technologies and the European Commission is seeking public feedback on its roadmap for revising the guidelines for trans-European Energy infrastructure as well as its draft rules for creating an EU financing mechanism to support renewable energy projects. This week Ofgem has also announced that it has accepted the request by the National Grid Electricity System Operator to revise the applicable balancing services volume data methodology statement, approved proposed amendments to the Gas Theft Detection Scheme, launched a consultation on the DCC operational performance regime review and published guidance regarding its new programme for auditing accredited renewables obligations generating stations. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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