Innovation in the energy sector: A regulator's perspective

Innovation in the energy sector: A regulator's perspective

In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Akshay Kaul Director of Systems and Networks at Ofgem.


In this episode, we discuss:

·         What Ofgem does

·         Importance of the GB energy sector

·         The relationship between Ofgem and energy networks

·         Network price controls, RIIO2

·         The role of SMEs in the next price control

·         How Ofgem will continue to support SMEs

·         What Ofgem considers success to look like for SMEs

·         What is an SME?

·         Network Innovation Allowance (NIA) and Network Innovation Competition (NIC) 

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For more information on the topics discussed in this episode visit the links below:

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/network-regulation-riio-model/network-price-controls-2021-riio-2/what-riio-2-price-control

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/what-regulatory-sandbox

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/about-us/how-we-engage/innovation-link

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/network-regulation-riio-model/network-innovation/electricity-network-innovation-allowance

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/network-regulation-riio-model

·         https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/network-regulation-riio-model/current-network-price-controls-riio-1/network-innovation/electricity-network-innovation-competition

·         https://networks.online/gphsn/analysis/1000390/dso-mean

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