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Electricity customer alerts

by Franck Latrémolière

This page is out of date and not being updated. I abandoned the alerts series when I realised that rational argument does not matter much to Ofgem's DCUSA decisions.


Proposed change to treatment of reactive power in the EDCM (4 pages, PDF)

Domestic
customers
Business
non half hourly
Business
half hourly CDCM
Business
EDCM
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This alert is about a proposal of the electricity industry to change the treatment of reactive power flows in the calculation of distribution network charges for customers subject to site-specific EDCM tariffs from 1 April 2016.

Alert document and related information sources:


Datasets updated 29 September 2014


Consultation on future network charges for elective half hourly metered customers and customers with advanced metering (3 pages, PDF)

Domestic
customers
Business
non half hourly
Business
half hourly CDCM
Business
EDCM
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This alert is about an industry consultation to introduce new tariffs for customers with smart or advanced half hourly metering, and to remove customer choice from the rules governing eligibility for distribution tariffs with explicit capacity charges.

Alert document and related information sources:


Possible sharp increase of exceeded capacity charges for half hourly electricity from 1 April 2015 (4 pages, PDF)

Domestic
customers
Business
non half hourly
Business
half hourly CDCM
Business
EDCM
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This alert is about an industry consultation (circulated by email but not included on the public-facing side of the DCUSA website) to increase exceeded capacity charges from 1 April 2015 for CDCM half hourly metered sites.

Alert document and related information sources:


Last chance to react to electricity industry proposals to impose large increases in network charges for business off-peak use (4 pages, PDF)

Domestic
customers
Business
non half hourly
Business
half hourly CDCM
Business
EDCM
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This alert is about a last chance to make representations on a proposed change to a distribution charging methodology that would have significant adverse effects on many half hourly metered business customers.

Alert document and related information sources:


Possible reduction or removal of export credits for smaller electricity generators from 1 April 2015 (4 pages, PDF)

Domestic
customers
Business
non half hourly
Business
half hourly CDCM
Business
EDCM
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This alert is about an industry consultation on the possible reduction or removal of export credits from 1 April 2015 (for CDCM sites with generation). Closing date 30 June 2014.

Alert document and related information sources: