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Energy and Climate Change Committee
Report published 4 May 2016; awaiting a Government response.
The Government has published draft legislation on smart metering, supply and switching and competitive tendering for onshore transmission. The Committee is conducting pre-legislative scrutiny of these proposals to understand whether they are workable, necessary, efficient and clear.
The Committee intends to publish a report in April so that the Department of Energy and Climate Change has time to consider its recommendations and, if appropriate, reflect them in the final legislation.
Evidence given by Maxine Frerk, Acting Senior Partner, Networks, Rob Salter-Church, Partner, Consumers and Competition, and Steve Beel, Partner, Competitive Networks, Ofgem; The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, John Fiennes, Director, Energy Strategy, Networks and Markets, and Daron Walker, Senior Responsible Officer, Smart Meters Programme, Department of Energy and Climate Change (at 10.15am)
Energy and Climate Change Committee publishes report on Government’s draft energy legislation