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Progress for renewable heat and transport 2020 targets examined

23 June 2016

Energy and Climate Change Committee takes evidence looking at the progress towards the 2020 targets for renewable transport fuels.

Witnesses

Tuesday 28 June 2016, Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster

At 9.45am

  • Dr Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association
  • Dr Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Adviser, Renewable Energy and Climate Change, National Farmers Union
  • Hugh Tucker, Technical Director, UK Petroleum Industry Association

At 10.45am

  • Stewart Reid, Head of Asset Management and Innovation, SSE
  • David Manning, Director of Stakeholder Relations, SGN
  • Dale Vince, CEO, Ecotricity

Purpose of session

This session will explore a number of themes, including:

  • Whole systems approaches to the 2020 targets
  • Progress towards the 2020 target for renewable transport fuels
  • Sustainability of biofuels
  • The impact of the electrification of heat and transport on the UK’s grid infrastructure
  • The role of green gas in meeting the 2020 targets

Further information

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