Decision paper on modifications to gas and electricity licences

Published date03 June 2016
Energy SectorGas
DECISION PAPER ON
MODIFICATIONS TO
GAS AND ELECTRICITY
LICENCES
3 June 2016
About the Utility
Regulator
The Utility Regulator is the independent non-ministerial government department
responsible for regulating Northern Ireland’s electricity, gas, water and sewerage
industries, to promote the short and long-term interests of consumers.
We are not a policy-making department of government, but we make sure that the energy
and water utility industries in Northern Ireland are regulated and developed within
ministerial policy as set out in our statutory duties.
We are governed by a Board of Directors and are accountable to the Northern Ireland
Assembly through financial and annual reporting obligations.
We are based at Queens House in the centre of Belfast. The Chief Executive leads a
management team of directors representing the markets, networks and corporate affairs
functional areas of the organisation. The staff team includes economists, engineers,
accountants, utility specialists, legal advisors and administration professionals.
Our Mission:
Our Vision:
Our Values:
Value and sustainability in energy and water
We will make a difference for consumers by listening,
innovating and leading
Be a best practice
regulator: transparent, consistent, proportional,
accountable,
and
targeted
Be a united
team
Be
collaborative
and
cooperative
Be
professional
Listen and e
xplain
Make a
difference
Act with
integrity
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Abstract
This paper sets out the Utility Regulator’s final decisions on proposed changes to
electricity and gas licences necessary to reflect market experience, process
updates and legislative changes. The final changes affect the gas and electricity
supply licences, the electricity distribution licence and the gas conveyance
licences (distribution and transmission).
Audience
Consumer
impact

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