Net zero: Andrea Leadsom urged to ‘act quickly’ on policies

The BEIS Committee has written to the minister to act on policies such as energy efficiency, electric vehicles and carbon capture, utilisation and storage

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Energy efficiency report: Industry responds

MPs are calling on the government to revive its “failing” policy to help meet climate change targets and reduce energy bills while tackling fuel poverty

‘No chance’ for UK to meet net zero goal without energy efficiency, MPs warn

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee says progress is stalling not due to a lack of evidence on how to drive uptake but ‘a lack of political will’

New inquiry into future investments in UK energy infrastructure

It comes amid recent decisions by Hitachi and Toshiba to halt new nuclear projects and concerns over how the gap for low carbon power can be filled

MPs launch inquiry into energy efficiency

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee is inviting written submissions until 17th January 2019

UK MPs call for all new vehicles to be zero emission by 2032

The government has set a target to phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040

Nuclear waste could be stored under national parks, say MPs

They believe the safe disposal of nuclear waste is more important than environmental concerns

UK MPs launch inquiry into carbon capture and storage

They will examine the government’s commitment to deploying the technology and whether it has a ‘Plan B’ to meet climate targets should the desired cost reductions not materialise

MPs call for urgent need for energy price cap

The “broken” energy market in Britain must be fixed by introducing a price cap before next winter. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee is urging the government to implement the cap as soon as possible to protect loyal customers from being ripped off by suppliers. MPs said the Big Six energy companies have […]

BEIS Committee seeks views on energy price cap bill

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee is seeking views on the government’s draft energy price cap legislation. It is inviting written submissions on a number of topics including the government’s objective of the bill, i.e. “protecting customers until the conditions for effective competition in this market are in place”. Others include whether it […]