Energy secretary Alok Sharma has said the energy white paper will “hopefully” be published this autumn.
The chairs of the BEIS select committee and the Environmental Audit Committee – Darren Jones and Philip Dunne – have written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak to stress the need for a green economic recovery.
Ofgem is “ready to take tough action” on suppliers that fall short of smart meter goals, the regulator’s executive director of consumers and markets, Mary Starks, has said.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued a call to HM Treasury to ensure the costs of reaching net zero are distributed evenly, revealing it will publish its advice on the sixth carbon budget earlier than expected.
Secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Andrea Leadsom, spoke to the BEIS Committee on the 15 October, highlighting that the departments “number one priority” is meeting the UK's net zero goal.
A Citizens’ Assembly on climate change and achieving net zero has been announced by six of the government's select committees.