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Our RIIO-2 business plan (2021-2026)

On this page, you’ll find our RIIO-2 business plan along with supporting information and an executive summary. Please let us know what you think because this plan has been built with you, for you. 

Here is our business plan for you


Over the past two years, you've engaged with us to help us build a business plan that delivers your priorities. We would like to thank you for your insights and contributions. 

We're pleased to publish the final business plan for the period 2021-2026, which has been submitted to Ofgem on Monday 9 December 2019. 

Engagement with you doesn’t end here. We want to continue to hear your views on our plans and answer any questions you have, please feel free to get in touch.

We want to be as transparent as possible, so in addition to publishing the business plan, we'll also be publishing supporting evidence that underpins the plan to help you. The Independent Stakeholder Group has challenged and scrutinised our plan over the past 18 months. Their report and challenge log were submitted to Ofgem.

All of this will also support you participating fully in the next phase of the price control process including responding to Ofgem’s call for evidence ahead of an open hearing on our proposals, which will take place in the Spring. More details can be found on Ofgem’s website.


Read the supporting information for our chapters below

Through the cards below, you can read the supporting information and outputs for the different chapters of our business plan. We have also supplied a synopsis of each of the chapters called golden threads

Whole business plan themes

Cross-cutting themes

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These cross cutting themes relate to the whole of our plan e.g. outputs, incentives and uncertainty mechanisms

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Supporting information for chapters

Stakeholder engagement

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We're giving stakeholders and consumers a stronger voice through our most extensive engagement ever.

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Network capability

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safe and reliable

A safe gas system

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Find out about our stakeholders’ key priority: ‘I want the gas system to be safe’

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gas off and on

Taking gas on and off the system

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Find out about our stakeholders’ key priority: ‘I want to take gas on and off the transmission system where and when I want’

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external threats

Cyber and external threats

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Find out about our stakeholders’ key priority: ‘I want you to protect the transmission system from cyber and external threats’  

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communities and environment

Caring for the environment and communities

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Find out about our stakeholders’ key priority: ‘I want you to care for the environment and communities’

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whole energy system

The whole energy system of the future

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‘I want you to facilitate the whole energy system of the future – innovating to meet the challenges ahead’

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information provision

Information provision

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Find out about this stakeholder priority: ‘I want all the information I need to run my business, and to understand what you do and why’ 

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Connecting to the gas system

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Find out about our stakeholders’ key priority: ‘I want to connect to the transmission system’ 

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Efficient and affordable

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Find out about our stakeholders’ key priority: ‘I want you to be efficient and affordable’

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Our plan is deliverable

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Finance

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How you shaped our business plan

Here you can find information about how we consulted with our stakeholders on our business plan.

This includes webinars, reports and consultation documents and blogs supporting our business planning activities.

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