Results 101–120 of 7000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Barker of Battle

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Private Rented Housing: Energy (24 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Government will be in a position to bring forward secondary regulations on minimum standards of energy efficiency in the private rented sector once a consultation on the regulations has been published and responded to.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Private Rented Housing: Energy (24 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Government are committed to a public consultation on the regulations on minimum standards of efficiency in the private rental sector. The Government expect to begin consultation shortly.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Suffolk (24 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: I have not held discussions with RWE or SSE on this issue because this is a commercial matter for the parties concerned.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Suffolk (24 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: Development consent was granted in May 2013 for the Galloper project. The commercial viability of the Galloper project is a matter for the developers.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Natural Gas: Imports (23 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: I have not made such an estimate. However, we expect the impact of ground-source heat pump (GSHP) deployment on gas imports to be negligible.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (23 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Written Questions (23 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: None. All questions in the last parliamentary Session received a substantive answer.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (19 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments. Provisional data for 2013 is that total UK electricity generation was 356,649 Gigawatt hours (GWh). Based on the average five year offshore wind load factor from 2008 to 2012 inclusive of 33.1% a wind farm of 1 Gigawatt (GW) of installed capacity is expected to produce 2.9 GWh of...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (19 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments. The average load factor for offshore wind farms using five year historical data from 2008 to 2012 inclusive is 33.1%.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Official Visits (18 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department’s Ministers, from time to time, carry out official visits to different parts of the UK to conduct departmental business. The Department does not keep a central record of such visits. All overseas travel by the Department’s Ministers is published on a quarterly basis on the www.gov.uk website at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications?departments%5B%5D...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (18 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (18 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments. Potential impacts of proposed developments are assessed through the planning system. Based on the average carbon intensity of generation from all fossil fuel plants in 2012 (700 g/kWh), which wind would be expected to displace, and using standard historical average load factors for...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (18 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments. In 2012 it was estimated that UK carbon dioxide emissions accounted for approximately 1.5% of global total carbon dioxide emissions.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (18 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Government set out the allocation framework for contracts for difference (CfDs) on 13 May 2014, which has the potential to improve value for money, encourage new entry and drive innovation. Indicative CfD budgets will be published in July. CfD allocation rounds will then determine which projects are successful and receive CfD contracts and at what level of support. It is not possible to...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (18 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department does not undertake analysis or hold information of this nature relating to specific developments.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Boilers: Government Assistance (17 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Government fully recognise that LPG and oil, like other fossil fuels, will continue to play a part in the UK's energy mix, but we must begin to revolutionise the way we heat our homes to make the transition to a low carbon economy. To this end, DECC has introduced the domestic renewable heat incentive (RHI) scheme to support renewable heating systems. The domestic RHI is targeted...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Oil: Rural Areas (17 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Government want to encourage all householders to invest in energy efficiency, whether rural or urban. The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is designed to incentivise householders in England and Wales to install a wide range of energy efficiency measures, such as insulation and better glazing. Many rural properties have solid walls, making them well placed to take maximum advantage of the...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (17 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave my hon. Friend the Member for Monmouth (David T. C. Davies) on 9 June 2014, Official Report, column 21W.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Wales (17 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: The Department has not carried out a specific assessment on the potential link between offshore wind farms and tidal patterns in north Wales. The Department does undertake a programme of Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) for offshore energy technologies which identifies and addresses relevant environmental issues at a strategic level. At a project level, developers are required to...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Correspondence (16 Jun 2014)

Gregory Barker: For the purpose of answering this question, various searches of the departmental correspondence system have been conducted. In relation to fuel poverty in the private rented sector, it has been possible to search the records on correspondence received by DECC from hon. Members with the case title ‘Fuel Poverty’. In the period since 10 June 2013, 13 pieces of correspondence were given...


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