Committee looks at potential future energy efficiency schemes

The Energy and Climate Change Committee takes evidence on home energy efficiency and demand reduction looking at a range of proposals for future energy efficiency schemes.

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Tuesday 8 December 2015, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 10am

  • Dr Nick Eyre, Director, UK Energy Research Centre
  • Dr Jan Rosenow, Senior Fellow, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, University of Sussex
  • Dave Sowden, Chief Executive, Sustainable Energy Association
  • Simon Roberts, Chief Executive, Centre for Sustainable Energy

Purpose of session

In this session the Committee assesses a range of proposals for future energy efficiency schemes. A variety of issues will be explored, including:

  • addressing the balance between obligations, grants and regulations
  • future of pay-as-you-save and targeting the ‘able-to-pay’
  • future of the supplier obligation
  • tackling fuel poverty and targeting the ‘hard to reach’
  • local authorities taking a greater role in delivering energy efficiency
  • driving demand for energy efficiency