CCUS: Economic Regulator for CO2 Transport & Storage

Closed 26 Sep 2021

Opened 2 Aug 2021


The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on proposed duties, powers, functions and objectives of an economic regulator for carbon dioxide (CO) transport and storage networks, to inform the continued development of carbon capture, usage and storage policy and legislative proposals.

Read the consultation document on GOV.UK.

What happens next

The purpose of this consultation is to seek a broad range of views on the government’s proposed approach to the duties and functions of the economic regulator for CO transport and storage. We will use the responses to this consultation to help us continue our development of this policy and to consider alternatives as appropriate, and the development of associated legislative proposals. We intend to publish a response to this consultation which would be accompanied by a summary of the responses received to this consultation.


  • Low carbon technologies
  • Investment
  • Science Policy organisations and thinktanks
  • Researchers
  • Regulator
  • Non-Government Organisations


  • Industrial strategy
  • Energy and climate change
  • Energy and climate change
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Climate change
  • Regulation
  • Competitiveness
  • Investment