Energy: Conservation

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 7th January 2016.

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Photo of Paula Sherriff Paula Sherriff Labour, Dewsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps she has taken to ensure that the National Infrastructure Commission gives priority to energy efficiency programmes in its investment decisions.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Commission is already working with the Department on its study called ‘Delivering future-proof energy infrastructure’ and the Government intends to shortly launch a public consultation on how the Commission will work with different departments in the future.

The Commission has been set up to look at long term policy and the first energy topics it will consider are interconnectors and storage.

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