Energy Market Investigation (Electricity Transmission Losses) Order 2016

This order provides measures to ensure that charging for transmission losses takes account of generators’ locations.



This order was made under the market investigation provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002.

The order requires the transmission company:

  • to ensure at all times that the costs of transmission losses are recovered from users of the transmission system in a manner which takes account of each user’s power flow and their location on the transmission system

  • to determine charges following the rules set out in the balancing and settlement code and the order

Further information is available on the energy market investigation case page.

Published 14 December 2016