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Results 101–120 of 9745 for speaker:Lord Barker of Battle

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Energy (7 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: As part of our evaluation of Green Deal and ECO we have commissioned a range of consumer research, covering research into the customer journey including people’s views, attitudes and experiences of the Green Deal and ECO journeys, the experience of arranging assessments, actions and intentions after receipt of a Green Deal Advice Report and general public awareness of Green Deal. DECC has...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Heating (7 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: In January this year, we published a preliminary report on the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) heat pump metering programme. This is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/276612/Preliminary_Report_on_the_ RHPP_metering_programme_2014-01-31.pdf This report presents data from more than 400 heat pumps installed in domestic properties on a...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Carbon Emissions (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: Onshore wind power has a very small carbon footprint range relative to other energy generation technologies, including coal and gas-fired generation, which, in 2012, emitted, on average, 895 g/kWh and 415 g/kWh respectively (not allowing for emissions incurred during the manufacture, construction and decommissioning phases)1. The Department does not estimate the gas turbine energy...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change: Conferences (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: Details on the UK delegation to the 20th United Nations Annual Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) in Lima are yet to be confirmed, but the delegation will include Ministers and senior officials from the Government. The full list of participants in the conference will be published on the UNFCCC website when the COP has concluded, and this will include...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: Full details are published at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/green-deal-energy-company -obligation-eco-and-insulation-levels-in-great-britain-quart erly-report-to-march-2014

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: £10.8 million was allocated to the core cities programme which concluded in June 2013.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: Full details are at: www.gov.uk/government/news/support-for-local-authorities-to- keep-homes-warm-and-lower-energy-bills?jhbjkb

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Green Deal Communities fund of £88.3 million has been fully allocated to 24 successful local authorities. Full details are at: www.gov.uk/government/news/support-for-local-authorities-to- keep-homes-warm-and-lower-energy-bills?jhbjkb

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: Pioneer Places completed in June 2013. £10 million was allocated to local authorities under the Pioneer Places programme. Details with outcomes are at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/green-deal-energy-company -obligation-eco-and-insulation-levels-in-great-britain-quart erly-report-to-march-2014

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Private Rented Housing: Energy (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: No estimate has been made of the number of landlords acting as a direct result of the provisions within the Energy Act 2011.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: In the answer I gave to the right hon. Member on 12 May 2014, Official Report, columns 344-45W, I confirmed that a copy of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance analysis of new investment in UK renewable electricity was placed in the Libraries of both Houses. This analysis shows that average annual investment in renewables has more than doubled in this Parliament, compared with the previous one....

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: DECC conducted a Comprehensive Review of the FITs scheme in 2011-12, which assessed the effectiveness of the scheme and introduced measures to improve value for money and reduce tariffs in light of falling costs. The relevant documents are available on the gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/increasing-the-use-of -low-carbon-technologies/supporting-pages/feed-in-tariffs-sc...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Solar Power (3 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: The UK has seen a remarkable transformation in solar PV deployment under the coalition Government; we now have over 3GW of installed capacity. The measures that we set out in our Solar Strategy will ensure that solar PV continues to be a vital part of the UK’s renewable energy mix for many years to come. Alongside those measures, we are consulting on proposals to change the small-scale...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change (2 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Fifth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) comprises contributions from three Working Groups and a Synthesis Report. The Working Group (WG) reports on the science (WGI), impacts, adaptation and vulnerability (WGII) and mitigation of climate change (WGIII) were published in September 2013, March 2014 and April 2014 respectively. Copies of these reports...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Heating (2 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: In January this year, we published a preliminary report on the renewable heat premium payment (RHPP) heat pump metering programme. This is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/276612/Preliminary_Report_on_the_RHPP_metering _programme_ 2014-01-31.pdf. This report presents data from more than 400 heat pumps installed in domestic properties on...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Trade Unions (2 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, the right hon. Member for Kingston and Surbiton (Mr Davey), did not share the views of the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, my right hon. Friend the Member for Horsham (Mr Maude), on this issue. He also noted advice from the Department that the Department is charged a fixed cost for payroll services based on the...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Biofuels (1 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: At the request of the wood panel industry, the Department carried out an analysis of domestic wood use by biomass generating stations, both through their returns on actual use under the sustainability reporting requirements of the renewables obligation and through the forecasts large scale generators provided to the Department as part of a voluntary exercise. Generators provided information...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Carbon Emissions (1 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Government is committed to ensuring that industrial sectors maintain their competitiveness during the transition to a low-carbon economy, and continue to invest and provide employment in the UK. We have recognised the additional costs that climate and energy policies can place on energy-intensive industries, including the wood panelling sector, and announced a range of new measures in...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (1 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: Applications made to the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund which comply with the scheme terms and conditions will typically be turned around and a voucher issued within five working days. Vouchers are redeemable once the customer has completed their installation of energy saving home improvements.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Egypt (1 Jul 2014)

Gregory Barker: The UK Government engages with Egypt on a series of renewable technologies, including solar, through multilateral forms such as the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). We also provide some technical assistance, through the World Bank, to help Egypt diversify their energy sources.


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