Energy law

Implementing the Wood Review Recommendations

This Call for Evidence seeks views and evidence on the how the Wood Review recommendations should be implemented to ensure the OGA is a competent and influential regulator.

Strengthening the regulation of wholesale energy markets through new criminal offences

A consultation whcih seeks views views on proposals to create two new criminal offences of energy market manipulation and insider trading.

Review of the oil and gas fiscal regime: call for evidence

A call for evidence seeking views from oil and gas stakeholders on the future of the oil and gas fiscal regime.

Underground Drilling Access

This is a government consultation on proposals to reform the procedure for gaining underground access to oil or gas deposits and geothermal energy.

The consultation examines the existing procedures by which companies who wish to extract oil, gas or geothermal energy obtain access to underground land, and the problems raised by these procedures. The consultation sets out the policy position in relation to underground access rights for shale and geothermal operations.

Electricity Market Reform: Further consultation on allocation of Contracts for Difference: the use of technology groupings, minima and maxima

This consultation seeks views on the government's approach to allocation of Contracts for Difference (CfD)

Electricity Market Reform (EMR): Contracts for Difference regulations

The government is seeking views on proposed regulations that will cover the process by which the Secretary of State can direct the Contracts for Difference Counterparty to offer a CfD. EMR will create a new mechanism to provide long-term revenue stabilisation to incentivise investment in low-carbon generation - Contracts for Difference (CfDs). CfDs will help to ensure that low carbon and reliable electricity generation is an attractive investment opportunity.

A consultation on proposals to amend domestic energy supply licence conditions - requiring provision of key energy data in a machine readable format

Consultation on the government's proposed implementation of licence modifications to require energy suppliers to provide key, personalised energy data to their customers in a machine readable format.

Transposition of Article 14(5)-(8) of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) in Scotland

This consultation sets out proposals to transpose Article 14(5)-(8) of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) in Scotland through amendment of the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI/2012/360).