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  • Hydrogen Blending into GB Gas Distribution Networks

    Hydrogen blending refers to the blending of low carbon hydrogen with other gases (primarily natural gas) in pre-existing gas network infrastructure and appliances. We are assessing whether there may be value in having hydrogen blending available to support the early development of the hydrogen economy. The government previously explored the potential strategic role of hydrogen blending as part of the consultation on Hydrogen Transport and Storage Infrastructure in 2022. We are now... More
    Closes 27 October 2023
  • Heat networks regulation: consumer protection

    This consultation seeks views on consumer protection requirements around: pricing quality of service transparency of information consumers in vulnerable circumstance the scope of the rules and how we should phase them in It also covers Ofgem’s approach to implementing and enforcing regulation, including through guidance, market monitoring, compliance, and enforcement activity, as well as its approach to delivering the cost recovery regime after having... More
    Closes 27 October 2023
  • Directing the CCUS Transport and Storage Revenue Support Agreement Counterparty

    This consultation sets out regulatory proposals determining Secretary of State directions of the Revenue Support Agreement counterparty, counterparty duties, and establishing a public register of Revenue Support Agreements. Read the consultation document on GOV.UK . More
    Closes 25 October 2023
  • Enabling Industrial Electrification: A call for evidence on fuel-switching to electricity (Part 1)

    To provide information for this call for evidence, please follow the link below. More
    Closes 20 October 2023
  • Future System Operator- Second Policy Consultation and Update Document

    Consultation on two new policy areas related to resilience and security and update on overall FSO project status, implementation and future roles. Government and Ofgem previously set out a commitment to create a Future System Operator , as an expert, impartial body with responsibilities across both the electricity and gas systems, to drive progress towards net zero while maintaining energy security and minimising costs for consumers. The FSO will be established in public ownership, in a... More
    Closes 20 October 2023
  • Boiler Upgrade Scheme Regulations

    In 2022, the Government introduced the Boiler Upgrade Scheme to support the decarbonisation of heat in buildings. Under the Boiler Upgrade Scheme, capital grants are available to support the installation of heat pumps and biomass boilers in homes and non-domestic buildings in England and Wales. During this period, we have engaged Ofgem as the Scheme Administrator and a range of stakeholders to identify where changes may be needed to support a continued increase in deployment and... More
    Closes 12 October 2023
  • Exemptions from the requirement to hold a carbon dioxide transport and storage licence: call for evidence

    The Energy Bill (2022) establishes a prohibition on providing a service of transporting carbon dioxide by pipeline and operating a geological storage site, without a transport and storage economic licence under Part 1, Clause 2 of the Bill. To ensure that the prohibition applied to operating a CO ₂ transport and storage network without a licence doesn’t impact activities which are not considered necessary or appropriate to economically regulate, Part 1,... More
    Closes 11 October 2023
  • Renewables Obligation: Call for Evidence on introducing Fixed-Price Certificates into the UK-wide Renewables Obligation schemes

    The RO has incentivised UK renewable electricity generation since 2002. It is now closed to new applications, but stations that accredited in the early years of the scheme receive support until 2027. Later stations are supported for 20 years or until final closure of the scheme on 31 March 2037, whichever is the earliest. Three separate complementary obligations cover England & Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The scheme puts an obligation on UK electricity suppliers to present a... More
    Closes 9 October 2023
  • Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019 – Post Implementation Review

    Consultation deadline extended We have extended the consultation deadline to Friday 29 September to allow more time for responses. The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, with the Ministry of Defence and the Health and Safety Executive , is conducting a post implementation review (PIR) of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019. We are seeking feedback to determine: ... More
    Closes 29 September 2023
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