Cookies on this site

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse a website. Almost all websites use them.

Renewables and CHP Register uses cookies. They help us to provide, protect and improve your online experience with us.

For example, we use cookies to remember:

  • your search settings
  • if you have accepted our terms and conditions.

Types of Cookies we use

Essential cookies (strictly necessary)

These are cookies that enable our site core functionality- The site would not work without these.

Cookie Description
ASP.NET_SessionId Authentication

Analytics Cookies (optional) from our parent site

If you’ve visited the main Ofgem website (opens in a new tab) you’ll also have optional analytics tracking cookies set for this site. You can read more about analytics cookies in Ofgem's Cookies policy (opens in a new tab)

Please note that you can only manage these cookies from the Ofgem website and not through our site.

Analytics cookies (optional) on this site

We use Google Analytics software to understand how people use the site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you arrived at the site
  • what you click on while you visit the site
  • the device and browser you use

Analytics cookies we use

Cookie Description
__utma Google analytics stores the amount of your visits, the time of your first visit, the previous visit and the current visit
__utmb Google analytics
Are used to approximate how fast people leave, by recording when a visit starts
and approximately ends
__utmc Google analytics
Stores the amount of your visits,
the time of your first visit, the previous visit and the current visit
__utmt Google analytics
Indicates the type of request, which is one of: event,
transaction, item, or custom variable.
If this value is not present in the GIF request, the request is typed as page
__utmz Google analytics
Records whether the visitor came from, one of:
A search engine (and if so, the search keyword used)
A link, or From no previous page (e.g a bookmark, or typed-in URL

Do you want to accept analytics cookies?

Managing cookies

All major browsers allow you to switch off and manage the cookies they accept and store. To find out how to use these options, please follow the appropriate link for your browser:

We regularly review our cookie policy. We last updated our cookie policy on 12/07/2022.

When you first log in to the Register, a cookie banner will appear at the top of the page asking you to accept or reject our analytics cookies - in keeping with ICO requirements (opens in a new tab)

We will ask you to re-confirm your acceptance of the cookies annually.

Your Rights

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at to:

Or, you can write to us at:

The Data Protection Officer
10 South Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 4PU

You have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner about how we’ve handled your information. You can contact them at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water lane
Telephone: 0303 123 1113