Documents related to recently approved modifications to electricity distribution charging methodologies

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Franck Latrémolière

Dear Office of Gas and Electricity Markets,

In respect of each of the modifications to electricity distribution charging methodologies listed in table 1, please send me the information listed in table 2.

Table 1. Relevant modifications
* DCP 185 (approved by Dora Guzeleva direction dated 10 September 2014)
* DCP 161 (approved by Andrew Burgess direction dated 15 October 2014)
* DCP 189 (approved by Andrew Burgess direction dated 17 November 2014)

Table 2. Information requested for each modification
* The change report received by Ofgem.
* The legal text approved by Ofgem (unless included in the change report).
* A list of the tests and methods that Ofgem used to check that the legal text submitted for approval would have the effects relied upon in the reasoning underpinning Ofgem's approval decision.
* A list of meetings, conversations or correspondence (other than internal Ofgem meetings, conversations or correspondence) connected with the process of approval.
* A list of documents (including internal documents) related to the possibility of publishing on the Ofgem website any of the information requested in this table 2.
* Except where an exemption applies, copies of the correspondence, documents and notes of meetings and conversations included in any of the lists in this table 2.

Yours faithfully,

Franck Latrémolière

FOI, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

Dear Franck,

Acknowledging your request for information 873/2014

Paul Kitcher
Head of Information Management
Sustainable Development
9 Millbank
London
SW1P 3GE
Tel: 020 7901 7011
www.ofgem.gov.uk

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Iain Morgan, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

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Dear Franck

Request for information 873-2014

Thank you for your email of 19 November 2014, in which you requested
certain information, the details of which are set out below, along with
our response.

`In respect of each of the modifications to electricity distribution
charging methodologies listed in table 1, please send me the information
listed in table 2.

Table 1. Relevant modifications

* DCP 185 (approved by Dora Guzeleva direction dated 10 September 2014)
* DCP 161 (approved by Andrew Burgess direction dated 15 October 2014)
* DCP 189 (approved by Andrew Burgess direction dated 17 November 2014)

Table 2. Information requested for each modification

 

Information requested Our response
* The change report received by I can confirm that we hold this
Ofgem. information. The information is
exempt under section 21 of the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),
because the information is
reasonably accessible to you on the
DCUSA website.

Although access to such
documentation on the DCUSA website
is password protected, you can make
a request for access. We understand
that to date no such request has
been refused.

On this occasion we have also
attached the documents.
* The legal text approved by Ofgem I can confirm that we hold this
(unless included in the change information. The information is
report). exempt under section 21 FOIA,
because the information is
reasonably accessible to you on the
DCUSA website. Please also note our
response above.

Again on this occasion we have
attached the documents.
* A list of the tests and methods No such list exists.
that Ofgem used to check that the
legal text submitted for approval  
would have the effects relied upon in
the reasoning underpinning Ofgem's
approval decision.
* A list of meetings, conversations No such list exists.
or correspondence (other than
internal Ofgem meetings, In accordance with our procedures we
conversations or correspondence) do not generally engage in external
connected with the process of communications in relation to change
approval. proposals once they have been
submitted for our decision. In some
cases (but not in relation to the
modifications referred to in the
request), where we consider it to be
appropriate we undertake public
consultation before issuing our
decision. 
* A list of documents (including No such list exists.
internal documents) related to the
possibility of publishing on the As noted above, documentation
Ofgem website any of the information related to modifications is
requested in this table 2. available on the DCUSA website. We
expect this to be accessible and
would consider any specific
concerns.

 
* Except where an exemption applies, We understand that the information
copies of the correspondence, sought in this point is already
documents and notes of meetings and covered in the rest of your
conversations included in any of the information request. Please refer to
lists in this table 2.’ our responses above.

 

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Yours sincerely,

Iain Morgan

Senior Regulatory Economist

SG&G - Regulation Policy

9 Millbank

London

SW1P 3GE

Tel: 020 7901 7030

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Franck Latrémolière

Dear Iain,

Thank you.

Franck.

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