Energy price control appeal: British Gas Trading

The CMA has published its final determination in British Gas Trading’s appeal against Ofgem's price control for electricity distribution companies.

Administrative timetable

Date Action
30 September 2015 Statutory deadline for final determination
July/August 2015 Publish submissions
July 2015 Notify provisional determination
June 2015 Considering submissions and representations before provisional determination
May/June 2015 Hearings with main parties and interested third parties
22 April 2015 Deadline for Ofgem and third party responses to notice of appeal
April 2015 Considering and notifying possible directions
April 2015 Appeal management conferences
30 March 2015 Permission to appeal granted
16 March 2015 Deadline for Ofgem’s submissions on application
2 March 2015 Appeal notified

Final determination

29 September 2015: The CMA has published its final determination in British Gas Trading Limited’s appeal against Ofgem’s price control decision for electricity distribution network operators (DNOs).


The submissions below were published on 7 August 2015.

British Gas Trading Ltd’s reply to responses to the notice of appeal

Third party submissions on statutory framework

Responses to the notice of appeal

Appeal group appointed

31 March 2015: The CMA has appointed a group of panel members to determine the appeal.

Appeal group: John Wotton (Chair), Graham Sharp, Jon Stern.

Permission to appeal granted

30 March 2015: The CMA has granted permission to British Gas Trading Limited to appeal against Ofgem’s RIIO-ED1 price control decision for electricity distribution companies.

Appeal applications received

The CMA has received a notice of appeal from British Gas Trading Limited seeking to appeal the decision to modify the licences of the 10 distribution network operators.

Published 23 March 2015
Last updated 29 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. Final determination published.

  2. Submissions published.

  3. Timetable updated.

  4. Administrative timetable updated.

  5. Administrative timetable added.

  6. Appeal group appointed.

  7. Permission to appeal decision published.

  8. First published.