Energy Supply

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 1st December 2020.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Labour, Oldham East and Saddleworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the (a) potential for and (b) benefits of local electricity generation.

Photo of Kwasi Kwarteng Kwasi Kwarteng The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

There can be many benefits from local electricity generation, including greater consumer engagement with electricity and how it is generated.

In 2019, we generated record levels of solar and wind energy and continue to be the world’s leader for offshore wind.

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