On the 23 April, the Prime Minister made a statement confirming that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will now be responsible for business Greenhouse Gas reporting.
The Committee on Climate Change has today (15 April) launched a call for evidence to identify relevant published information about the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change. The evidence will help to inform the Government’s third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment, due to be published in 2022.
On 28 February, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Commons Select Committee launched an inquiry into the future investment in energy infrastructure in the UK.
As part of its wider research into heat decarbonisation, The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) commissioned Ramboll Energy to explore possible technologies able to convert a UK town to low carbon heating and to analyse the costs, practical constraints and challenges associated with each of them.
On Thursday 4 April, Rt Hon Clare Perry MP published an open letter to all heat network operators regarding Heat Trust, a voluntary industry scheme to raise consumer protection standards.
On the 29 March 2019, Ofgem published their District Heating Systems factsheet and summar proposal as part of ECO3.
On March 22, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published results of two research projects. The projects cover barriers to retrofit in social housing and determining the cost of insulating non-standard cavity walls and lofts.
On Monday 25 March, the Welsh Government published their vision for a Future Energy System and low carbon strategy.
On 18 March, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy released Phase 3 project summaries for the Non-domestic Smart Energy Management Innovation Competition.
The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 have been introduced and will come into force from April 1 2019.