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

Community Energy Fortnight 2019 - Draft Letter to MPs 

This Community Energy Fortnight we’re asking CEE members to engage with their local MP and encourage them to support our call for Social Investment Tax Relief to be made available for anyone investing in community energy projects. This template press letter to MPs is intended to help you write your own, personalised version appropriate to your group.

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Community Energy England Member Policy Briefing, May 2019  

Welcome to CEE’s May policy briefing. This document provides a summary of key consultations
that may impact community energy and CEE’s responses to consultations over the past month.
Future briefings will provide further details on CEE’s wider policy, advocacy & campaigning
activity.

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Energy efficiency scheme for small and medium-sized businesses: call for evidence 

In May 2019, CEE responded to the various proposals for a new Business Energy Efficiency Scheme focussed on SMEs, put forward by BEIS and HM Treasury

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HM Revenue & Customs: Open Consultation on Draft legislation: VAT (Reduced Rate) (Energy-Saving Materials) Order 2019 

We responded to HM Revenue & Customs' consultation on the reduced rate VAT on energy saving materials

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Energy Networks Association Open Networks Programme: Consultation on future worlds impact assessment 

We responded to the Energy Networks Association's consultation on the Future Worlds scenarios. Energy Networks Association are looking to understand the different scenarios to allow informed debate and decisions to follow.

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The Future for Small-Scale Low Carbon Generation: A consultation on a Smart Export Guarantee 

In March 2019, Community Energy England, Community Energy Scotland and Community Energy Wales wrote a joint response to the Future for Small-Scale Low Carbon Generation: A consultation on a Smart Export Guarantee.

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