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The State Opening of Parliament 

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Examining the National Audit Office (NAO) Report on government funding for developing renewable energy technologies

2 August 2010

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Expanding the supply of renewable energy is central to the Government’s aims to tackle climate change and achieve security of energy supplies. Renewable sources of energy comprise wind, water, biomass, solar and geothermal and are distinct from non-renewable low carbon sources, such as nuclear power, and coal with carbon capture and storage. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (the Department) is responsible for the Government’s renewable energy policy and targets.

On Tuesday 19 October 2010 at 9.30 am in Committee Room 16

The Public Accounts Committee calls the following witnesses:

Department for Energy and Climate Change

  • Moira Wallace, Permanent Secretary

Office on Renewable Energy Deployment

  • Hugh McNeal, Chief Executive

Read the National Audit Office Report: