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Government Plan for Net Zero Emissions — [James Gray in the Chair] (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Thank you very much, Mr Gray. I have to say that this has been an excellent debate, and I sincerely commend my hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton) for securing it. I hope that we can have more time in the House of Commons to discuss these important issues. One thing that struck me in the debate was the level of consensus. There were one or two examples of political...

Government Plan for Net Zero Emissions — [James Gray in the Chair] (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: The hon. Gentleman will recognise that the target has changed. The Climate Change Act 2008 set an 80% reduction, but this year we have set a net zero carbon target. There is absolutely a wider debate about how we move on— [Interruption.] The hon. Gentleman is trying to put words into my mouth, but I am just saying that there is a broader debate.

Government Plan for Net Zero Emissions — [James Gray in the Chair] (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: I am not going to give way any more; I have to sum up. It is absolutely right that we should debate these subjects. There has been considerable progress with a bipartisan approach. I will not stand here and say that everything that Labour did was terrible and that everything we have done is brilliant. That is a childish approach—[Interruption.] For the avoidance of any doubt, I am not...

Government Plan for Net Zero Emissions — [James Gray in the Chair] (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: First, we need to get other countries to sign up to the net zero carbon target. They have not done that. This is one thing that will absolutely be at the top of our agenda at COP 26. That is exactly how we are showing leadership. The Chinese Energy Minister says that they do not want to pollute their country and want a cleaner energy approach, and that they are looking to countries such as...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Carbon Emissions (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Holding answer received on 07 October 2019 The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has not estimated how many tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions for electricity and heat generation have been displaced using renewable sources, as without renewable sources the mix of other sources would have differed. Statistics on UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Solar Power: Statistics (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Holding answer received on 07 October 2019 The Solar photovoltaics deployment report, published on the gov.uk website, provides information on solar photovoltaic capacity in the United Kingdom. It currently includes solar installations reported in BEIS' major power producers survey, the Renewable Energy Planning Database, the Microgeneration Certification Scheme database, and those...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Natural Gas: Safety (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Natural Gas: Safety (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Performance Certificates (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fiddler's Ferry Power Station (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 1st October 2019 to Question 290419.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Ratcliffe Power Station (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 1st October 2019 to Question 290420.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity Generation (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity Generation (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Mineworkers' Pension Scheme (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Poverty (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: Fuel poverty is a devolved issue, with each nation in the UK having its own fuel poverty definition. Due to both definitional and methodological differences, fuel poverty is not published for the UK level. Latest data for each of the four nations is available at the following links: England: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/annual-fuel-poverty -statistics-report-2019 Scotland:...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) publishes details of constraint payments by generation type in its ‘Monthly Balancing Services Summary’, which is available at: https://www.nationalgrideso.com/balancing-data/system-balanc ing-reports The addition published on 30 September 2019 contains the latest data on constraint payments made since NGESO was created on 1st April 2019,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Wind Power: Subsidies (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: The average subsidy payment (1)(2)(3) to onshore and offshore wind companies per megawatt hour of electricity produced each month was: Onshore wind (£/MWh) Offshore wind (£/MWh) Jan 2017 52.04 84.87 Feb 2017 51.76 84.93 Mar 2017 51.31 84.67 Apr 2017 52.26 87.71 May 2017 52.30 88.28 Jun 2017 52.26 88.63 Jul 2017 51.81 88.75 Aug 2017 52.07 89.72 Sep...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity: Storage (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Council, September 2019 (8 Oct 2019)

Kwasi Kwarteng: The UK did not attend the EU Energy Council in Brussels on 24 September 2019. The UK Government has decided that from 1 September until exit day, UK Ministers and officials will only attend EU meetings where the UK has a significant national interest in the outcome of the discussions. This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: ...


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