Open Consultations

  • Climate Change Agreements: consultation on a new scheme

    The Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme is a voluntary scheme that encourages businesses in a wide range of industrial sectors with energy-intensive processes to invest in energy efficiency measures in return for access to reduced rates of Climate Change Levy (CCL). It directly supports an energy efficient, low-carbon future whilst also helping industrial competitiveness. We are taking forward a new CCA scheme which will not be an extension to the existing scheme, but a separate... More
    Closes 14 February 2024
  • New threshold for businesses accessing the Energy Ombudsman

    We want to ensure that all relevant businesses have access to redress against their energy supplier, without having to rely on the courts. This consultation seeks views on a proposal to amend the Gas and Electricity Regulated Providers (Redress Scheme) Order 2008 by expanding access to redress to include small businesses. We would like feedback, particularly from those directly impacted by the potential change, to ensure that: our proposed expansion is sensible the... More
    Closes 31 January 2024
  • Regulated Asset Base Licence Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on proposed modifications to Sizewell C Limited Company’s electricity generation licence. In line with duties in the Nuclear Energy (Financing) Act 2022, the Secretary of State is required to consult on any proposed modifications. These modifications seek to allow Sizewell C Limited to collect revenue through the Regulated Asset Base (RAB) model and puts in place a series of incentives and penalties to drive the efficient construction,... More
    Closes 29 January 2024
  • Amendments to Electricity Supplier Obligation Regulations to implement the Power CCUS Dispatchable Power Agreement business model

    We're seeking views on the proposed amendments to The Contracts for Difference (Electricity Supplier Obligations) Regulations 2014. The amendments will enable the electricity supplier obligation levy to be charged for payments under the Dispatchable Power Agreement (DPA), that will support deployment of power carbon capture, usage and storage (power CCUS). Read the consultation document on GOV.UK . More
    Closes 29 January 2024
  • Introducing a Contracts for Difference (CfD) Sustainable Industry Reward

    The government is proposing to introduce a CfD Sustainable Industry Reward (CfD SIR) from CfD Allocation Round 7 onwards. The CfD Sustainable Industry Reward aims to help accelerate the deployment of low carbon electricity generation, specifically offshore / floating offshore wind, by addressing some of the recent challenges identified by the industry. The Reward could provide greater revenue support to projects that take meaningful action to... More
    Closes 11 January 2024
  • Scope 3 emissions in the UK reporting landscape

    On 26 June 2023, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) issued its inaugural standards for sustainability-related disclosures, including requirements for entities to report their Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The GHG Protocol classifies a company’s emissions into three scopes: Scope 1 emissions are the direct emissions from owned or controlled sources Scope 2 emissions are the indirect... More
    Closes 14 December 2023
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