Here is a record of the policy responses we have submitted and our position on subjects which are receiving the attention of legislators. 

BEIS/Ofgem Reforming the Industry Codes: consultation response 

In September 2019 CEE with CEW responded to various proposals to reform, simplify and consolidate the 11 different energy codes that govern how the energy system works and add a strategic body to enable the system to enable and adapt to innovation that will come with the energy revolution.

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BEIS Fuel Poverty Strategy for England: consultation response 

In September 2019 we responded to BEIS's proposed updated Fuel Poverty Strategy. After years of missed targets action and funding for the government's own statutory fuel poverty targets are woefully inadequate. The targets themselves, essential to meeting legally binding carbon reduction as well as a no-brainer in terms of returns on investment are still couched in terms of 'as far reasonably possible' which runs counter to their moves to increase measurability of the targets. Community energy is a key intermediary, innovator and deliverer of energy efficiency and fuel poverty measures and should be valued and funded accordingly.

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Consumer Vulnerability Strategy: consultation response 

In August 2019, we responded to a consultation by Ofgem on their updated Consumer Vulnerability Strategy (CVS2025).

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Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) improving consumer protection: consultation response 

In August 2019, we responded to BEIS' proposals for changes to the current Energy Company Obligation scheme which will run until March 2022 (ECO3).

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Decarbonisation of the UK Economy and Green Finance inquiry 

In July 2019, Community Energy England, Community Energy Scotland, Community Energy Wales and Community Energy London responded to the Treasury Committee's inquiry into the decarbonisation of the UK economy and green finance.

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Social Investment Tax Relief call for evidence: response from Community Energy England, Community Energy Wales and Community Energy Scotland 

In July 2019 we responded to the Treasury call for evidence on SITR urging them, in the absence of other government support, to re-instate tax relief for community energy.

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