Grid appeals against ?41m metering fine

Hobson, Steve
February 2008
Utility Week;2/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the ruling by the British Office of Gas & Electricity Markets (Ofgem) that National Grid acted anti-competitively. National Grid could be forced to release gas suppliers from long-term metering contracts and pay a fine of £41.6 million after regulator Ofgem declared that the company acted anti-competitively. The record fine was imposed for "serious breaches" of the Competition Act in 2004 when National Grid signed contracts with five of the big six gas suppliers to supply and maintain domestic gas meters.


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