NIE Networks RP5

RP5 licence modifications decision paper 16th June 2017

Decision Paper on licence modifications to the electricity distribution licence and electricity transmission licence held by Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Limited.

We first consulted on licence modifications in September 2015 and this was followed by a second consultation in November 2016.

We received three responses to our consultation in September 2015 and these may be accessed at:

NIE Networks 

SONI

CCNI

We received two responses to our consultation in November 2016 and these may be accessed at:

NIE Networks

SONI

We have considered representations made in response to our consultations and include our respective decisions within the decision paper.   This decision paper on licence modifications is complemented by annexes 1 to 4.

Appendix 1 - Article 14 modifications to the main body of the Distribution Licence

Appendix 2 - Article 14 modifications to Annex 2 of the Distribution Licence

Appendix 3 - Article 14 modifications to Annex 1 of the Distribution Licence

Appendix 4 - Article 14 modifications to Annex 2 of the Transmission Licence

 

Final Determination

 
 

Proposed RP5 Licence Modifications

Appendices to the Main Paper

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Responses Received to the draft determination consultation

1. RP5 draft determination response - Advice NI

2. RP5 draft determination response - Age NI

3. RP5 draft determination response - Age Sector Platform (ASP)

4. RP5 draft determination response - CBI Northern Ireland

5. RP5 draft determination response - CCNI

6. RP5 draft determination response - Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland

7. RP5 draft determination response - Endesa Ireland

8. RP5 draft determination response - Energia

9. RP5 draft determination response - ESB

10. RP5 draft determination response - Farm Woodlands Ltd

11. RP5 draft determination response - Firmus Energy

12. RP5 draft determination response - Gaelectric Developments

13. RP5 draft determination response - Major Energy Users’ Council (MEUC)

14. RP5 draft determination response - Manufacturing NI

15. RP5 draft determination response - National Energy Action Northern Ireland (NEA NI)

16. RP5 draft determination response - NIE Limited

RP5 draft determination response NIE Limited (appendices)

17. RP5 draft determination response - Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce (NICC)

18. RP5 draft determination response - Northern Ireland Electricity Pension Scheme

19. RP5 draft determination response - Northern Ireland Environment Link

20. RP5 draft determination response - Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group (NIRIG)

21. RP5 draft determination response - Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd

22. RP5 draft determination response - Property Compensation Consultants Ltd

23. RP5 draft determination response - Prospect Trade Union

24. RP5 draft determination response - Renewable Energy Systems Limited

25. RP5 draft determination response - Smart Grid Ireland

26. RP5 draft determination response - SONI

27. RP5 draft determination response - SSE

28. RP5 draft determination response - Stephen Littlechild response for ESB

29. RP5 draft determination response - Ulster Farmers Union

30. RP5 draft determination response - Unite - the Union

31. RP5 draft determination response - Unite Regional Co-ordinating Committee

32. RP5 draft determination response - Viridian Group Limited

Plus one confidential response that is not published

Detailed replies to the Responses Received to the draft determination
are available in appendix E and appendix F

Responses Received to the capitalisation practice investigation consultation
1. Capitalisation Practice consultation response - CCNI

2. Capitalisation Practice consultation response - NIE

Detailed replies to the responses to capitalisation practice received are contained in Appendix G

Responses Received to the Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism consultation

1. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - Energia

2. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - ESB Wind

3. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - Gaelectric

4. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - NIRIG

5. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - RES

6. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - SONI

7. Fund 3 criteria and incentives mechanism response - NIE

Capitalisation Practice
We published a NIE T&D’s capitalisation practice draft determination on 30 August 2012.

Fund 3 Criteria and Incentive Mechanisms
We published our consultation on the criteria and incentive mechanisms for RP5 capex Fund 3 (Investments for Renewable Electricity) on 29 August 2012.

RP5 Draft Determination
We published our RP5 draft determination on 19 April 2012.

 
 
 

Appendices to the Main Paper

RP5 draft determination Appendix A - Glossary

RP5 draft determination Appendix B - Utility Regulator Statutory Duties

RP5 draft determination Appendix C - 2006 Direction

RP5 draft determination Appendix D - Capex unit cost review by SKM

RP5 draft determination Appendix E - Opex benchmarking report by CEPA

RP5 draft determination Appendix F - Pensions analysis by GAD

RP5 draft determination Appendix G - Connections

RP5 draft determination Appendix H - Innovation for RP5

RP5 draft determination Appendix I - NIE T&D cost of capital report by First Economics

Strategy Paper
We published an update to the RP5 Strategy Paper on 11 May 2011.  This included publication of responses received to the original 09 July 2010 Startegy Paper.

We published a Strategy Paper for the RP5 price control on 09 July 2010