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Renewable Energy

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 75803, tabled on 16 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the assessment of options to shift or rebalance energy levies, such as the Renewables Obligation and Feed-in-Tariffs, and obligations, such as the Energy Company Obligation, away from electricity to gas over this decade as referenced in the Heat and Buildings Strategy will cover both domestic and non-domestic consumers.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

22 November 2021

As set out in the Net Zero Strategy and Heat and Buildings Strategy, the Government is committed to ensuring that the costs of the UK’s transition to net zero is fair and affordable for all energy consumers. The Government’s upcoming Fairness and Affordability Call for Evidence will consider options covering both domestic and non-domestic consumers to shift or rebalance energy levies and obligations over this decade.

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