On Wednesday 15 November, Ofgem published its decision on the future of local energy institutions and governance. Ofgem’s decision aims to reform local governance arrangements such as energy system planning, and includes the introduction of regional energy strategic planners (RESPs) to ensure there is appropriate accountability and effective coordination for strategic planning on a regional level.
On Wednesday 18 October, Ofgem published its decision on the confirmed members of the Cross-Code Workgroup (CCWG), in place to develop the industry code changes necessary to establish the Future System Operator (FSO).
On Tuesday 19 September, Ofgem published a consultation on its proposed draft conditions for the Electricity System Operator (ESO) and Gas System Planner licences, which will be held by the Future System Operator (FSO).
On Friday 4 August, Ofgem and DESNZ published a joint consultation on the Future System Operator (FSO) Second Policy Consultation and Update.
On Friday 4 August, DESNZ published the independent recommendations from the UK’s Electricity Networks Commissioner, Nick Winser, which outline how to accelerate the deployment of electricity transmission infrastructure.
On Thursday 17 November, Ofgem published its decision to require the Future System Operator (FSO) to deliver a new electricity transmission network planning output: a Centralised Strategic Network Plan (CSNP).