COMMONS

Ministers give evidence on renewable heat and transport targets

07 July 2016

The Energy and Climate Change Committee is taking evidence from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and Department for Transport on progress towards 2020 heat and transport targets.

Witnesses

Wednesday 13 July 2016, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2pm

  • Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Sarah Redwood, Deputy Director, Heat Team, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Jerome Glass, Deputy Director, DECC Strategy, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport
  • Rob Wakely, Head of Low Carbon Fuels, Department for Transport

Purpose of session

The session will explore a number of issues, including:

  • Progress towards 2020 heat and transport targets, including impacts of the EU referendum result
  • Impact of electrification and ‘green gas’ on UK’s grid infrastructure
  • Renewable transport fuels and the RTFO
  • The impact of the proposed RHI reforms
  • Concerns regarding sustainability of biofuels

Further information

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