Ofgem tackles direct debit worries

October 2009
Utility Week;10/9/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement of Great Britain's Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) stating that there will be new licence conditions for direct debit on suppliers in 2010.


Related Articles

  • Ofgem: the sector must do more to combat gas theft.  // Utility Week;3/30/2012, p7 

    The article reports on the rejection of three industry proposals by the British Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) for measures to curb gas theft. Gas theft is running at 138 million British pounds a year and the watchdog has proposed new obligations to be added to suppliers'...

  • ENERGYB2B suppliers give thumbs up to Ofgem plans.  // Utility Week;8/10/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p2 

    The article reports that business energy suppliers have welcomed proposals from British regulator Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) to stop suppliers using the so-called objection window to offer lower prices to customers who are planning to switch to a cheaper rival. According to...

  • Don't publish and be damned. Cooper, John // Utility Week;4/5/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p26 

    Reports on the legal regulations on gas and electricity licenses made by the British Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem). Details of the financial penalty imposed by Ofgem on license holders who contravene the regulatory law; Regulations of Ofgem involving the performance standards to...

  • Suppliers must monitor low energy bulbs.  // Utility Week;12/10/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p7 

    The article reports that the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has asked energy suppliers to contact their customers through telephone to determine how many of the low energy light bulbs they promote are being utilized.

  • Ofgem clarifies prepay meter obligations.  // Utility Week;5/4/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports that the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets has clarified its intention to include a new obligation on domestic energy companies to reset prepayment meters as part of the revamped supply licence, due to come into effect in Great Britain in July 2007. Suppliers will have to...

  • RMR tariff rules 'will kill white label competition'. Beech, Mathew // Utility Week;3/1/2013, p5 

    The article highlights a claim by small suppliers in Great Britain and Consumer Focus that the tariff simplification proposals from the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) could put white label energy companies out of business.

  • I'll hold your coats…. Wood, Janet // Utility Week;2/23/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p12 

    The author comments on the decision of the British Office of Gas and Electricity Markets to watch energy suppliers to make sure they compete as wholesale prices falls. She says that the regulator warned that companies must compete or lose customers. The author points out that the threats of...

  • Ofgem offers rewards and help to tackle gas theft. Loveday, Trevor // Utility Week;11/9/2012, p9 

    The article focuses on the rules released by the Great Britain Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) which states that gas suppliers will have to double their rate of detection of gas theft.

  • Fewer disconnections than in 2007.  // Utility Week;8/8/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p10 

    The article reports that domestic disconnections, which had risen by 50 percent to 8,000 in 2007, fell back in the first quarter of 2008 after a review of disconnection practices in January 2008 in Great Britain. The news came in the Office of Gas & Electricity Markets' (Ofgem) annual report on...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics