Energy and Climate Change

– in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 16th September 2010.

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The Secretary of State was asked-

  • Renewable Technologies (Tariffs) (15 speeches, 1 annotation)

    What plans he has for the future of existing tariffs and subsidies in relation to renewable technologies and other sources of clean energy.

  • Energy Markets (Security of Supply) (17 speeches)

    What progress he has made on bringing forward proposals for reform of energy markets to improve security of supply.

  • Cancun Conference (4 speeches)

    What outcomes his Department is seeking to achieve at the Cancun conference on the UN framework convention on climate change in December 2010.

  • Fuel Poverty (8 speeches, 1 annotation)

    What recent steps he has taken to ensure that energy companies provide greater assistance to vulnerable people in meeting their energy bills.

  • Low-carbon Technologies (10 speeches)

    What recent discussions he has had on the Government's strategy for promoting low-carbon technologies.

  • Carbon Floor Price (6 speeches)

    What plans he has to introduce a floor price for carbon.

  • Onshore Wind Farms (6 speeches)

    Whether historical wind measurements are taken into account in determining subsidy allocation for onshore wind farms.

  • Tianjin Conference (6 speeches)

    What representations he plans to make at the October 2010 Tianjin climate change conference for amendment of the UN proposals governing emissions from land use, land use change and forestry to...

  • Rented Accommodation (Insulation) (4 speeches)

    What recent steps he has taken to improve the insulation of private rented accommodation.

  • Low-carbon Economy (4 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to support businesses to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • Waste Plants (Electricity Generation) (4 speeches)

    What estimate he has made of the proportion of electricity which is generated from energy-to-waste plants; and if he will make a statement.

  • Offshore Renewable Energy (6 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to increase the level of private sector investment in offshore renewable energy.

  • Green Jobs (6 speeches)

    If he will discuss with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills means of increasing the number of engineering courses available for those training for green jobs.

  • Ofgem (Energy Prices) (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions he has had with Ofgem on revisions to licensing conditions for energy suppliers to improve monitoring of the links between wholesale, retail and domestic energy prices.

  • Electricity Generation (Local Authorities) (4 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to enable local authorities to generate electricity and sell it to the National Grid.

  • Topical Questions (37 speeches, 1 annotation)

    If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.