spokesman said yesterday: "All of Ofgem
's pay awards, including non-consolidated performance-related bonuses, are set in accordance with Treasury guidance in the same way as for all civil servants.
This is unfair and the Government should step in and give the equal protection that Ofgem
offers customers on the gas and electric network".
They are being trialled by Ofgem
in around 23,000 homes across the UK, with the testing due to finish in 2010.
will strike a tough, fair settlement with companies which enables them to go further in decarbonising the economy and ensures that costs are kept as low as possible for consumers paying for the required investment," said Jonathan Brearley, executive director for systems and networks at Ofgem
"The electricity distribution networks are fundamental to the transition to a low-carbon economy and to hitting the target of net zero emissions in the UK by 2050," Ofgem
said in its statement Tuesday.
It is the second time Ofgem
has warned Solarplicity for not paying the so-called feed-in-tariff (Fit) to generators.
"We are committed to meeting the expectations of every single Solarplicity customer, but Ofgem
's decision, which was made on old historical data, disregards the vast improvements that we have made to our customer service," a Solarplicity spokeswoman told the Mirror.
Yet while households are left reeling, it has emerged that taxpayerfunded Ofgem
has dished out PS1.7million in staff bonuses since 2017.
will now choose a new supplier to take on Economy Energy's customers as quickly as possible.
warned it was "likely" to announce an increase in February if wholesale costs keep rising, to take effect in April.
is closely monitoring suppliers' approach to the rollout of smart meters and will hold suppliers to account if they do not meet their obligations," the regulator said.