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ENA response: Access Significant Code Review

03 May 2022

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ENA Press Office

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Ofgem has published its final Decision and Direction on the Access and Forward-Looking Charges Significant Code Review.

Commenting on today's publication, Paul McGimpsey, Director of Regulation at Energy Networks Association which represents the UK and Ireland’s energy network companies, said:

“As the energy networks become even more decentralised, digitalised and decarbonised to help the UK meet its net zero targets, Ofgem’s plans will help customers to connect low carbon technologies to the grid quicker and more efficiently. We will be supporting Ofgem to ensure that the resulting changes to the energy Codes will be implemented before RIIO-ED2 begins next year.”

About Energy Networks Association

Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing the companies which operate the electricity wires, gas pipes and energy system in the UK and Ireland.

ENA helps its members meet the challenge of delivering electricity and gas to communities across the UK and Ireland safely, sustainably and reliably.

Its members include every major electricity and gas network operator in the UK and Ireland, independent operators, National Grid ESO which operates the electricity system in Great Britain and National Grid Gas which operates the gas system in Great Britain. Its affiliate membership also includes companies with an interest in energy, including Heathrow Airport and Network Rail.

What are energy network operators?

Energy network operators manage and maintain the wires, pipes and other infrastructure which delivers electricity and gas to your home, business and community. They are private companies which are regulated by Ofgem and employ around 45,000 people in the UK and Ireland. They are represented by their industry body, Energy Networks Association (that's us).

Press contacts for journalists

ENA Press Office

press@energynetworks.org