Policy paper

Energy Bill: provisions for Ofgem strategy and policy statement

The SPS introduces a transparent process to improve alignment of the government’s strategic energy objectives & regulation of electricity

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Energy Bill Provisions for Ofgem Strategy and Policy Statement

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The SPS introduces a transparent process to improve alignment between the Government’s strategic energy objectives and regulation of electricity and gas markets by the independent regulator, Ofgem, while respecting Ofgem’s independence in making regulatory decisions. This note is intended to provide background to inform debate during the passage of the Bill through Parliament and for industry, consumer, environmental and other stakeholders.

Published 10 December 2012