TITLE

Grid appeals against ?41m metering fine

AUTHOR(S)
Hobson, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;2/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31410109

 

Related Articles

  • Ofgem will pursue Grid over meters.  // Utility Week;5/4/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p4 

    The article reports that National Grid has reacted angrily to the decision of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets to continue with its Competition Act investigation into the company's contracts with suppliers for the provision of domestic gas meters in Great Britain. The regulator issued a...

  • Grid gets OK to pass on charge for Drax cover.  // Utility Week;7/4/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p6 

    Reports on the approval by the British Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) for National Grid to pass on charge for AES Drax to ensure security of supply. Background on the contract between National Grid and Drax; Views of Ofgem on the deal.

  • Nuclear plant outages add to energy fears.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2014, Issue 477, p28 

    The article reports on the emergency electricity supply contracts being sought by British electricity and gas utility firm National Grid to address declining electricity capacity due to nuclear power plant outages. Topics discussed include the fire incidents sustained by several nuclear...

  • Wires charge review raises bills by 25%.  // Utility Week;3/4/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p6 

    Reports on the possible impact of the charging regime approved by the British Office of Gas & Electricity Markets for using the power transmission network on the fees of industrial users in 2005. Introduction of the transmission charges proposed by network operator National Grid Transco;...

  • Union says tighten terrorist screening.  // Utility Week;4/7/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p5 

    The article reports on the call of the General Municipal Boilermakers union for National Grid to address its concerns over terrorism following the discovery that one of alleged terrorists on trial at the Old Bailey was employed by a utility sector contractor used by the company. The union...

  • Ofgem and Grid claim Cat victory.  // Utility Week;5/9/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p3 

    This article deals with the victory claimed by the British Office of Gas & Electricity Markets (Ofgem) and National Grid in the Competition Appeal Tribunal's (Cat) decision in a dispute over domestic gas meter installation contracts. According to the decision, National Grid breached competition...

  • Appeal court takes heat off National Grid Ofgem fine. Dowell, Katy // Lawyer;3/8/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p10 

    The article reports that the Court of Appeal (COA) has reduced by 25 percent the fine imposed on National Grid Co. PLC by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (OFGEM) in Great Britain.

  • £50m customer bonus from Grid carbon plan. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;5/14/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p6 

    The article reports on Office of Gas & Electricity Markets' (Ofgem) consultation document on National Grid's revised plan to convert one of its feeder pipelines into the St. Fergus terminal in northeast Scotland into a facility that will transport carbon dioxide.

  • Eon leads rebellion against NTS change. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;5/11/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p5 

    The article deals with the opposition of Eon UK to the modification to the Uniform Network Code (UNC) proposed by National Grid. Eon UK had appealed to the Competition Commission over the stance taken by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority to back a modification to the UNC proposed by...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics