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Energy Company Obligation

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 111472, tabled on 25 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential impact of his Department’s proposal to amend or end the Energy Company Obligation on (a) fuel poor households and (b) the UK’s climate obligations.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

31 January 2022

The Government has committed to extending the Energy Company Obligation from 2022 to 2026. The consultation highlighted how this will help an extra 305,000 families with green measures such as insulation, with average energy savings of around £300 for households benefitting from upgrades. The policy would achieve carbon savings of 12.1 MtCO2e over the lifetime of the policy (2022- 2067).

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