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Response to press reports on wholesale energy market trading

In response to press reports about trading in the wholesale energy market, Centrica wishes to make its position clear.

  • Centrica has very robust governance and compliance policies, which regulate its market participation and behaviour. These policies are reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Centrica’s traders are prohibited from providing price information to price reporting agencies.
  • It’s important to stress that the wholesale gas market has more than 50 participants, not just energy supply companies, handling hundreds of trades every day.
  • It is in everyone’s interests that there is a well-functioning and orderly wholesale energy market.

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