We like to keep you updated with our latest thinking across the range of sectors and industries we work in. Our briefings cover different topics we’ve been working on, and we also publish some of our reports and presentations here. Use the filters below to find, read and download from our library of publications.
Utility Week has today published an article by Dan Roberts and Sarah Deasley of Frontier (Europe) on the challenges of incentivising networks to cope with future challenges, including climate change and the development of “smart grids”.
Ofwat, the UK water industry regulator, has released its final price limits for water and sewerage charges for 2010 to 2015.
Eurelectric, the European electricity sector association, held a workshop on “The Business Challenges of Distribution Companies: Finance, Regulation & Smart Metering” in Brussels on 26th November 2009.
The UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) has announced the appointment of Baroness Hogg as one of five new senior advisors who will assist the regulator with its work on ensuring good governance in the financial sector.
The UK Government has published the findings of its review of the so-called “crown jewel” list of events that should be safeguarded for free-to-air television.
Today Ofgem, Britain’s energy and gas regulator, published a report by Frontier (Europe) presenting analysis of how proposed changes to the way new generation would access the British electricity transmission system might affect the costs of managing congestion on the system.
Dr Fernando Barrera, Associate Director in our Madrid office, addressed the Colombian Electricity Annual Conference on the recently created reliability auctions.
Lasse Nagel, a consultant at Frontier (Europe), gave a presentation at the ITS MENA Conference 2009 on “Telecommunications in the Broader Society: Maximising the Benefits and Reducing the Risks”, held in the Kingdom of Bahrain (26-28 October 2009).
BAA has agreed to sell Gatwick Airport to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for £1.51bn.
George Houpis, director of the telecoms practice at Frontier (Europe), presented at the 2009 “Communications and Competition Law” conference on spectrum and competition in the mobile sector.
Tesco has pledged to introduce “Buy One Get One Free – Later” and to help households lower their energy bills among a string of new measures to help consumers and suppliers reduce their carbon emissions.
Euroforum, one of the leading German conference organisers and part of Informa plc, held its fifteenth annual conference on German natural gas market (Jahrestagung Erdgas) from 12-14 October 2009 in Berlin.
The 8th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research was held at the Technical University of Berlin on 09-10 October 2009.
Frontier (Europe) led a workshop on interconnection regulation in Ukraine and presented on best practice regulation of fixed and mobile interconnection services.
Dr Fernando Barrera, Associate Director in Frontier Europe’s Madrid office, addressed the Colombian Energy Competition Law Conference in Bogotá on merger analysis in power markets.
A REPORT PREPARED FOR OFGEM
Ofgem has just published a report by Frontier (Europe) that looks at how network regulation might respond to the need to deliver a secure low carbon economy.
Unprecedented challenges in securing water supplies to Australia’s cities in response to drought and climate change are making governments, water providers and communities re-think traditional approaches to urban water management.
Dr Fernando Barrera, Associate Director in Frontier Europe’s Madrid office, addressed the Colombian Electricity Supply Annual Conference in Bogotá on the subject of international trends in retail competition and the lessons for the Colombian regulator’s proposal on energy auctions for regulated supply.
Monitor have published a report by Frontier (Europe), looking at the value for money of some of its regulatory activities.