Energy retail market: letter to Ofgem

Letter from Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark to Chief Executive of Ofgem Dermot Nolan.


Letter from Rt Hon Greg Clark to Dermot Nolan, CEO Ofgem

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The letter seeks advice on the steps Ofgem will take to address unfair practices in the energy market to help reduce energy bills. It focuses on 3 areas:

  • safeguarding customers on the poorest value tariffs
  • ensuring that micro businesses are fairly treated
  • considering the future of standard variable tariffs
Published 21 June 2017