The Consumer Council welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Utility Regulator (UR) Draft Determination (DD) on the Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Ltd (NIEN) Transmission and Distribution 6th Price Control (RP6).
The Consumer Council for Northern Ireland (CCNI) commissioned Economic Consulting Associates Ltd (ECA) to conduct a high-level review, from the consumer perspective, of the Utility Regulator (UR)’s Draft Determination (DD) on Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE)’s price control for the period 2017 to 2024 (RP6).
The Consumer Council welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Utility Regulator (UR) further consultation on certain matters relating to the Price Control 2015-2020 for the Electricity System Operator for Northern Ireland (SONI).
The Department for Transport (DfT) consultation document outlines the need for additional airport capacity and further explains the Government’s rationale for selecting the Northwest Runway at Heathrow Airport as its preferred scheme to deliver additional capacity in the South East of England. The document also makes reference to a number of key areas on which we will focus our response.