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Investigation into the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s loans to the Green Deal Finance Company

The Department of Energy and Climate Change’s Green Deal design not only failed to deliver any meaningful benefit, it increased suppliers’ costs – and therefore energy bills – in meeting their obligations through the ECO scheme.

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14 Apr 2016

Infrared houses

Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation

The Department of Energy and Climate Change’s Green Deal design not only failed to deliver any meaningful benefit, it increased suppliers’ costs – and therefore energy bills – in meeting their obligations through the ECO scheme.

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14 Apr 2016

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Environmental and sustainability metrics briefing

This briefing gives a high-level overview of the range of metrics that government uses to assess and report on sustainable development and environmental protection, and how these compare with good practice principles for a performance management framework.

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31 Oct 2015

Nuclear power plant

Confirmed impacts: Securing better progress on nuclear decommissioning

This impacts case study shows how reports by NAO and PAC resulted in the Nucelar Decommissioning Authority terminating its existing management contract and announcing a new approach, expected to improve management and reduce costs.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF

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15 Oct 2015

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A Short Guide to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides, one for each government department, to assist House of Commons Select Committees.

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29 Sep 2015

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A Short Guide to Environmental protection and sustainable development

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides relating to each government department and some cross-government issues, to assist House of Commons Select Committees.

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4 Sep 2015

Whitehall and Westminster signposts

A Short Guide to the Department of Energy & Climate Change

The NAO is publishing a suite of short guides, one for each government department, to assist House of Commons Select Committees.

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30 Jul 2015

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Managing disallowance risk

Since 2005, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has incurred a total of £642 million in financial penalties relating to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in England.

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13 Jul 2015

Aerial view of Sellafield

Progress on the Sellafield site: an update

The NAO has today published an update for the Public Accounts Committee, detailing developments in the management of the Sellafield site, the UK’s largest and most hazardous nuclear site, and the extent to which progress has been made in decommissioning and cleaning it up.

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4 Mar 2015

Whitehall and Westminster signposts

Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department of Energy & Climate Change 2013-14

This Departmental Overview is one of 17 we have produced covering our work on each major government department. It summarises our work on the Department of Energy & Climate Change 2013-14.

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10 Dec 2014

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