Open Consultations

  • Community benefits for electricity transmission network infrastructure

    Stakeholders have requested more time to respond to this consultation, so we have extended the deadline from 25 May to 15 June. We’re consulting on a recommended approach to community benefits for electricity transmission network infrastructure. The consultation is proposing to create voluntary guidance for industry and communities when developing individual community benefit packages. This guidance will cover how to deliver direct benefits payments to eligible individuals... More
    Closes 15 June 2023
  • Consultation: Addressing carbon leakage risk to support decarbonisation

    The UK government is consulting on a range of potential policy measures to mitigate future carbon leakage risk. This consultation opens at 9am on 30 March 2023. It closes at 11:59pm on 22 June 2023. Consultation Description On 30 March, the government published an exploratory consultation considering a range of potential policy measures to mitigate carbon leakage risk in the future and ensure UK industry has the optimal policy... More
    Closes 22 June 2023
  • Planning for new energy infrastructure: revised draft National Policy Statements

    The consultation for the energy National Policy Statements has been extended and will NOW close at 23:45 on Friday 23 June 2023. Please note that question 7 in the consultation document was inadvertently not included in the online survey. If you have already responded to this consultation, YOUR RESPONSE IS STILL VALID and you do not need to resubmit. However, you may wish to submit an additional response to question 7, if you have not already done so. ... More
    Closes 23 June 2023
  • Market Engagement on the Second Hydrogen Allocation Round (HAR2)

    This market engagement document is seeking views on the proposed design of the second Hydrogen Allocation Round (HAR2) that will allocate funding to low carbon hydrogen projects. HAR2 aims to award contracts to up to 750MW of capacity in early 2025, subject to affordability and value for money, to deliver up to 1GW of electrolytic hydrogen production capacity in construction or operation by 2025. This market engagement document seeks views and information on the... More
    Closes 30 June 2023
  • Local Partnerships for Onshore Wind in England

    In the British Energy Security Strategy, the Government committed to develop local partnerships for onshore wind in England, enabling supportive communities who wish to host new onshore wind infrastructure to directly benefit from doing so. This consultation is seeking views on making improvements to the way developers and communities engage when an onshore wind site it being proposed in a local area, and whether improvements can be made to the system of community benefits, so... More
    Closes 7 July 2023
  • Price-based competitive allocation for low carbon hydrogen production: call for evidence

    In the British Energy Security Strategy (BESS) we set out our aim to hold annual allocation rounds for electrolytic hydrogen moving to price-based competition by 2025 as soon as legislation and market conditions allow. The purpose of this call for evidence is to gather evidence to understand more about: market conditions needed for the UK to transition to price-based competitive allocation for electrolytic projects, and potentially other non-CCUS... More
    Closes 2 August 2023
  • Strategy and Policy Statement for Energy Policy in Great Britain

    This is the consultation for the Strategy and Policy Statement for Energy Policy in Great Britain, published in line with section 135 of the Energy Act 2013. This statement sets out government’s strategic priorities for energy policy, the policy outcomes to be achieved and the roles and responsibilities of persons involved in implementing that policy. We are keen to hear your views on this statement as part of this public consultation. Read the consultation document on GOV.UK... More
    Closes 2 August 2023
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