Early Start Programme makes an early exit

Grainge, Zoe
October 2007
Utility Week;10/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that British water regulator Office of Water Services (Ofwat) is to scrap the Early Start Programme and replace it with a scheme that allows large projects to be carried beyond the end of the five-year price period. Ofwat will also challenge the profiling of companies' investment programmes. Under Early Start, water companies were able to plan and start schemes before price limits were set in November 2004.


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