COMMONS

The Energy and Climate Change Sub Committee on Local Energy

16 May 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Sub Committee on Local Energy will take evidence on Monday 20 May 2013, at 2pm in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

Panel 1, 2.00pm

  • Duncan Botting, Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Grant Bourhill, Energy Technologies Institute
  • Nigel Cornwall, Cornwall Energy
  • Professor Jim Watson, UK Energy Research Centre

Panel 2, 3.00pm

  • Merlin Hyman, Regen SW
  • Graham Meeks, Combined Heat and Power Association
  • Felix Wight, Community Energy Scotland
  • Rebecca Willis, Co-operatives UK

Timings are approximate.

Issues

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • The contribution medium-sized projects could make to the UK’s energy supply;
  • What the barriers are to medium-sized and community-owned projects;
  • Whether additional advice and support is needed to get projects off the ground; and
  • How greater levels of private sector investment might be encouraged.

Written evidence from witnesses

Read written evidence submitted to the Committee by the witnesses appearing:

Further Information

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