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  1. Department for Energy Security & Net Zero 2022-23

    Overview Departmental overview

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    In 2023 HM Treasury announced plans for Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) to spend £38 billion between 2022-23 and 2024-25. This guide was produced to support the Energy Security and Net Zero Committee in its examination of the DESNZ’s remit, plans and budget. It summarises the key information and insights gained from […]

  2. Decarbonising home heating

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    The number of heat pump installations by December 2023 was less than half of planned projections; uncertainty regarding the role of hydrogen in home heating is hampering investment and effective planning.

  3. Update on the rollout of smart meters

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    The government has made progress with the rollout of smart meters – but it’s slower than planned and there are challenges in meeting its latest set of targets.

  4. The government’s support for biomass

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    Government has provided over £20 billion of support to biomass businesses but it can’t yet demonstrate adherence to its sustainability rules.

  5. The Farming and Countryside Programme

    Work in progress

    Summer 2024

    This study will look at the Farming and Countryside Programme. This is government’s approach to farming and the countryside in England following Brexit.

  6. Approaches to achieving net zero across the UK

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    Achieving net zero by 2050 in the UK will require co-ordinated action by the UK and devolved governments, due to different challenges faced.

  7. Waste management: data visualisation

    Report Interactive visualisation

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    Interactive map showing local authority spend on waste, recycling rates and waste management sites in England.

  8. Government resilience: extreme weather

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    Government is underprepared for extreme weather events which can cause significant disruption to people, businesses, and their communities.

  9. Investigation into Bulb Energy

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    There has been a substantial reduction in the potential cost to the taxpayer of supporting the transfer of Bulb Energy to a ringfenced supplier under Octopus, but risks remain.

  10. Decarbonising the power sector

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    This report looks at how DESNZ is set up for power sector decarbonisation while maintaining security of electricity supply, and affordability.

  11. Energy bills support

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    BEIS worked quickly to introduce financial support for rising energy bills (currently estimated at £69bn), recognising it had to make compromises.