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Opinion: Grab the opportunity in charging reform

Network charging reforms are on their way, because Ofgem considers existing arrangements to be “philosophically unfair”.

Currently, the price of electricity for a half-hourly metered user is heavily weighted to the 4-7pm period, when Triad and distribution use of system (DUoS) charges create a massive disincentive to consume electricity. This lowers peak demand and avoids the cost of building a larger grid, benefiting all users.

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