COMMONS

Heat evidence continues

07 November 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will take evidence on Heat on Tuesday 12 November 2013 in the Wilson room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

Panel 1 at 9.30 am:

  • Marcus Stewart, Energy Demand Manager, National Grid, 
  • Kelly Butler, Marketing Director, BEAMA,
  • Donald Daw, Divisional Commercial Director, Mitsubishi Electric UK, and
  • Chris Davidson, Chair of Policy Development Committee, Ground Source Heat Pump Association.

Panel 2 at 10.30 am:

  • Dr Richard Leese, Director, Mineral Products Association,
  • Paul Blacklock, Head of Corporate Affairs, Calor Gas Ltd,
  • Jim Lambeth, General Manager, Solid Fuel Association, and
  • Mike Mason, DPhil Researcher, University of Oxford.

Timings are approximate.

Topics to be covered

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • The impact of heating for household and industrial costs and Greenhouse Gas emissions;
  • The Government policies in reducing heat demand;
  • The role of combined heat and power and district heating in reducing the costs and emissions associated with heating;
  • The future of the gas and electricity grids; and
  • The specific issues related to heating off-grid homes.

Further information

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