Consultation Hub

This site will help you find, share and participate in consultations run by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, and its predecessor, the former Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

For more information on government consultations, or see a list of consultations across government, visit GOV.UK.

Open Consultations

  • Expanding the ETS to the energy from waste and waste incineration

    We have extended the consultation deadline by 2 weeks to allow for further engagement with stakeholders after the election. It will now close on 2 August 2024. The UK ETS Authority is seeking input on proposals for expanding the UK ETS to the waste sector. We have previously...

    Closes 2 August 2024

  • Integrating Greenhouse Gas Removals in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme

    The UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) Authority (UK Government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for Northern Ireland, hereinafter ‘the Authority’) is seeking input on the integration of greenhouse gas removals (GGRs) in the...

    Closes 15 August 2024

Closed Consultations

  • Fusion Energy: National Policy Statement Scoping

    The purpose of this consultation is to begin the process towards designating a new Fusion Energy National Policy Statement, applicable to all commercial fusion facilities. This consultation focuses on the overall policy approach before a further formal consultation on the new draft Fusion...

    Closed 17 July 2024

  • CCUS: non-pipeline transport and cross-border CO2 networks - call for evidence

    This call for evidence aims to gather information to improve government’s understanding of both non-pipeline transport (NPT) value chains and cross-border CO2 transport and storage networks, the costs associated with them, and the potential barriers to deployment. The call for evidence will...

    Closed 16 July 2024

  • Core fuel sector resilience measures: proposed guidance on criminal and civil sanctions

    The core fuel sector resilience measures in Part 12 of the Energy Act 2023 aim to ensure that government can: identify fuel supply risks support industry to maintain fuel supply resilience This proposed guidance is designed to improve compliance with the measures. It sets...

    Closed 8 July 2024

  • Core fuel sector resilience: provision of information at specified intervals

    The core fuel sector resilience measures in Part 12 of the Energy Act 2023 aim to ensure that government can identify fuel supply risks and support industry to maintain and improve fuel supply resilience. Section 276 of the Energy Act 2023 allows the Secretary of State to make regulations to...

    Closed 8 July 2024

  • Delivering a smart and secure electricity system: implementation

    The Smart Secure Electricity Systems ( SSES ) Programme is designed to create the technical and regulatory frameworks to enable the untapped flexibility from small scale devices, such as domestic electric vehicle charge points and heat pumps. It should contribute to electricity system...

    Closed 21 June 2024