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Ports: Carbon Emissions

House of Lords written question – answered on 6th November 2009.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley Lord Berkeley Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance they have given to port estate owners to help them reduce the carbon emissions of tenants to whom they supply electricity.

To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance they have given to ports regarding any reputational liability caused by erratic tenant energy use which may alter carbon reduction commitment league table positions.

Photo of Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Deputy Leader of the House of Lords, House of Lords, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change), Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

The Government have provided no advice to port estate owners or any other potential participants to help them reduce the carbon emissions of their tenants or more generally on energy use. Such advice is readily available through the Carbon Trust and others. DECC has supported the British Property Federation in the production of the guidance "Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC)—a guide for landlords and tenants" produced by the British Property Federation.

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