Open consultation

Encouraging innovation in regulated utilities


Seeking views on how to encourage further innovation in the utilities sectors.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The government wants to ensure our system of utilities regulation is fit for the future. This consultation aims to build the government’s understanding of whether there are opportunities to further encourage new innovative methods and technologies in the utilities sectors to improve outcomes for consumers. It seeks views on whether there is a case for acting to further strengthen the regulatory approach to encouraging innovation and what the best ways to do this might be. Views are invited from a wide range of respondents including individuals, companies, regulators, academics and industry experts.


Encouraging innovation in regulated utilities: consultation

Ways to respond

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Innovation consultation
Growth and Productivity Team
HM Treasury
1 Horse Guards Road

Published 29 October 2018