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MPs to hear evidence on 'Gas Generation Strategy'

08 February 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will take evidence in public on Gas Generation Strategy at 9.30am on Wednesday 13 February 2013 in Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster.

Witnesses

At 9.30am

  • David Kennedy, Chief Executive, Climate Change Committee
  • Professor Samuel Fankhauser, Co-Director, Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, LSE
  • Simon Skillings, Senior Associate, E3G
  • Rachel Cary, Senior Policy Adviser, Green Alliance

At 10.10am

  • Keith MacLean, Policy and Research Director, SSE
  • Steve Hargreaves, Corporate Strategy Director, EDF Energy
  • David Cox, Managing Director, The Gas Forum
  • Mark Somerset, European General Manager and Vice President, InterGen

At 10.50am

  • Graham Meeks, Director, Combined Heat & Power Association
  • Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association
  • Jeff Chapman, Chief Executive, Carbon Capture & Storage Association
  • Professor Roger Kemp, IET Energy Policy Panel, Institution of Engineering and Technology

Timings are approximate.

Issues

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • To what extent the Strategy has provided certainty to investors;
  • Whether the Strategy will impact on our ability to meet the UK’s climate change obligations;
  • The extent to which the Strategy has addressed Carbon Capture and Storage, Combined Heat and Power and Green Gas.

Further information

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