Energy news from UK Parliament.
International Trade Committee launches inquiry on ‘COP26 and International Trade’
The inquiry comes as the UK prepares to host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow
22 July 2021
Ministers questioned on mapping the path to net zero
Environmental Audit Committee examines what steps can be taken to actually achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and adapt to climate change.
16 July 2021
Secretary of State questioned on hydrogen’s role in achieving Net Zero
The Science and Technology Committee also questions energy sector experts, Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser and the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser
15 July 2021
Lords concludes line by line examination of Environment Bill
Members complete line by line check of the text. Find out more
14 July 2021
Renewables inquiry wrapped up with evidence session with Energy Minister
The Scottish Affairs Committee takes evidence from Energy Minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan
08 July 2021
MPs visit Orkney to see islands’ strengths in renewable energy
The Scottish Affairs Committee visits Orkney for its Renewable Energy in Scotland inquiry
24 June 2021
Climate change - How can the Government get to ‘net zero’?
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee launches net zero governance inquiry
24 June 2021
Call for evidence launched on Ofgem and net zero
The Industry and Regulators Committee publishes a call for evidence for its new inquiry into Ofgem and net zero.
23 June 2021
BEIS Committee launches Downstream Oil Resilience Bill inquiry
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee announces new inquiry to undertake pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Downstream Oil Resilience Bill
18 June 2021
Government hints £10m community energy fund could be expanded following Spending Review
Secretary of State writes to Chair relating to community energy
17 June 2021
Climate Assembly UK members to share views with BEIS Committee
MPs hear from members of the public who took part in the Climate Assembly.
11 June 2021
How can renewable energy targets be met in Scotland?
Renewable energy sector and Ofgem to face Scottish Affairs Committee
10 June 2021
Is the UK on track for 2 million green jobs by 2030? EAC to quiz four Ministers
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will be holding its final evidence session as part of the Green Jobs inquiry, hearing from Ministers of BEIS, DEFRA, DfE and DWP
07 June 2021
Committee to take evidence on decarbonising heat in homes inquiry
Questions will be put to consumer protection organisations and consumer focused energy companies
28 May 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021