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Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Warm Home Discount Scheme: Scotland (15 Mar 2024)

Amanda Solloway: .../warm-home-discount -statistics-2022-to-2023 ). Figures for Scotland only cover households receiving WHD through Core Group. These figures therefore only cover part of the WHD scheme in Scotland. Ofgem will publish figures for the Broader Group in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Electricity Generation: Renewable Energy (14 Mar 2024)

Dave Doogan: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will instruct Ofgem to publish an estimate of the impact of the cost of future transmission charges for renewable companies in more expensive Transmission Network Use of System Charges zones on the agreed strike price for the fifth Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Drax Power Station: Timber (14 Mar 2024)

Lord Callanan: ...mentioned. Electricity generators only receive subsidies for the electricity they generate from biomass that has demonstrated compliance with stringent sustainability criteria, and the regulator, Ofgem, is responsible for ensuring compliance with these criteria.

Biomass: Power Generation - Question (13 Mar 2024)

Lord Callanan: The noble Lord posed a number of different questions. First, as I said, sustainability criteria are extremely strict. They are policed by Ofgem. I have spoken to the chief executive of Ofgem about this—it is investigating the allegations. It is Ofgem’s job to uphold the rules and it will not hesitate to take action if the rules are breached. We have some strict sustainability criteria,...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: National Grid: Infrastructure (13 Mar 2024)

Graham Stuart: The Government is working with Ofgem, the Electricity System Operator and network companies to accelerate network connections. Since the Connections Action Plan[1] was published in November 2023, over 40GW of projects have been offered earlier grid connection dates, accelerating up to £40bn of investment. In the coming months we will decide on further action to ensure only viable projects...

4. Statement by the Minister for Climate Change: The Warm Homes Programme (12 Mar 2024)

Julie James: ...are amongst the oldest and least energy efficient in Europe. This means they take more expensive energy to keep warm in winter, driving up our carbon emissions. It means that, whilst the recent Ofgem announcement on the price cap reduction will bring welcome relief to some households, many in Wales continue to struggle with increased energy costs and are pushed into fuel poverty.  In 2021...

Income Tax (Charge) (12 Mar 2024)

James Wild: my hon. Friend the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, who has just left his place—I was pleased to see the focus in the Budget on this agenda. Extending the growth duty to Ofcom, Ofwat and Ofgem, and greater benchmarking to hold regulators to account and improve performance, will benefit us all. Companies and wealth creators should be well aware that the Labour party has plans to go...

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (11 Mar 2024)

Bill Wiggin: ...of good, reversing the damage that covid did. Inflation, the cost of living and national insurance are down. Only electricity suppliers, such as Scottish Power, continue to prey on people; I hope Ofgem will investigate that. If we are united and stick together, we can show that our plan is working, and that there is a brighter future for us all.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: National Grid (11 Mar 2024)

Graham Stuart: The regulatory framework for electricity network connections is a matter for the independent regulator, Ofgem. As set out in the Connections Action Plan[1], Ofgem is undertaking a full review of existing incentives and obligations on parties, including network companies, relating to connections to ensure they are fit for purpose. This will include consideration of the use of financial...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: Charging Points (11 Mar 2024)

Lord Davies of Gower: ...out in the Connections Action Plan, Government is committed to improving the connections process for all customers including electric vehicle chargepoint operators. In the Connections Action Plan, Ofgem committed to reviewing to end connection process to improve customer experience and ensure network companies provide a more consistent service to customers. This review will explore the...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Electricity Generation: Fees and Charges ( 7 Mar 2024)

Graham Stuart: ...), and that this presents particular challenges for transmission-connected projects in more expensive TNUoS zones which primarily impact wind technologies. Whilst network charges are a matter for Ofgem, the Department has considered implications for the upcoming sixth Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round and has taken into account the risk of higher TNUoS charges for certain...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Offshore Industry: East of England ( 7 Mar 2024)

Graham Stuart: ..., including upgrades to existing infrastructure, building innovative offshore transmission routes, undergrounded new cabling in protected areas and, where necessary building new overhead lines. Ofgem’s regulatory frameworks are designed to encourage anticipatory investment into the grid whether on or offshore and, through the Energy Act 2023, we enabled competitions in electricity...

Heat Pumps - Question ( 6 Mar 2024)

Lord Callanan: The noble Lord is right; we will require a massive upgrading of the national grid. That is proceeding and we have plans in place for it. Ofgem has authorised tens of billions of pounds-worth of expenditure to upgrade the grid. This is a transition; we gradually need to move away from gas supplies and gas boilers, and on to electrification of heat and electric vehicles. It will happen over...

1. Questions to the Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip: Prepayment Meters ( 6 Mar 2024)

Jane Hutt: This is no way to treat a parliamentary inquiry, and it's unacceptable that Ofgem has failed to provide that prompt response to the committee, which we have pressed for again today. Because we need confidence that Ofgem is actually treating the Senedd with equal respect to Westminster. I did meet the new Ofgem chair on 19 December in Cardiff, in their office. I met him and particularly raised...

1. Questions to the Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip: Energy Price Cap ( 6 Mar 2024)

Jane Hutt: ...the fact that a former Chancellor actually said they would look at a social tariff and/or a medical tariff, and the rebalancing of gas and electricity costs. This is about the UK Government and Ofgem taking responsibility, particularly looking at the review of electricity market arrangements—that will have an impact on customers as well, geographical impacts under certain scenarios as...

Energy Rebates: Highlands and Islands — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] ( 6 Mar 2024)

Drew Hendry: ...action now, because this is a severe and urgent problem. I urge that those discussions be quick and meaningful, and I urge the Minister to use her best offices to give the most serious shove to Ofgem to tackle the issue. As we said during the debate, the highlands and islands produce 6% of electricity but have only 0.4% of the population across the nations of the UK. They have higher than...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Drax Power Station: Timber ( 5 Mar 2024)

Lord Callanan: ...and generators only receive subsidies for biomass that complies with strict sustainability criteria. We take reports of non-compliance very seriously and regularly engage with our regulator, Ofgem, to ensure that our strict sustainability criteria are being adhered to.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Price Caps ( 4 Mar 2024)

Derek Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what discussions her Department has had with Ofgem on its decision to allocate the temporary adjustment to the price cap to customers equally.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Prices ( 4 Mar 2024)

Lord Callanan: The setting of the default tariff (price) cap is a matter for Ofgem. On 23 February Ofgem confirmed the price cap is to be £1,690 for the second quarter of this year, which is a reduction of 12% on the previous quarter and the lowest level for two years. The Government has a package of targeted cost of living support for households and is increasing pensions and the national living wage.

Prime Minister: Engagements (28 Feb 2024)

Alison Thewliss: 2021, but the Minister in the Lords said in a letter last week that his “ambition” is that price regulation will only start in spring 2026. Is it this Government’s incompetence or Ofgem’s lack of powers that is letting down constituents who cannot afford to put on their heating this winter?

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