Energylinx News

July 2005 Monthly Archive

July 1, 2005

Utilita reviews its gas and electricity tariff names

Utilita, the UK's first company who designed their electricity and gas tariffs on the basis that they would not only help you save money but they would help reduce your actual energy consumption has today announced some changes.

The good news is that Utilita are not increasing their gas and electricity prices, rather they have taken the opportunity to rebrand their current packages.

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July 1, 2005

Independent Gas Transporters - Emergency Cover

OFGEM, The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, has published a Consultation Document "Emergency Service Arrangements provided by Distribution Networks to Independent Gas Transporters". The document is available from http://www.ofgem.gov.uk/temp/ofgem/cache/cmsattach/11790_15605.pdf

The consultation ends on the 11th August and although the document is available in the public domain, Energylinx is concerned that the average domestic customer who has their gas supply connected via an Independent Gas Transporter is probably not aware of any potential changes to their emergency cover arrangements.

Changes are possible from 31st March 2006 when the current arrangements covering emergency cover fall away and the consultation document proposes four alternatives in terms of the licence condition. These are:

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