Here is a record of the policy responses we have submitted and our position on subjects that are receiving the attention of legislators.
In September 2019 we responded to BEIS's proposed updated Fuel Poverty Strategy, arguing statutory fuel poverty targets should be strengthened and community energy valued and funded as a key intermediary, innovator and deliverer. The government's response to the consultation is here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/960083/fuel-poverty-strategy-for-england-government-response.pdfView Document
In August 2019, we responded to a consultation by Ofgem on their updated Consumer Vulnerability Strategy (CVS2025).View Document
In August 2019, we responded to BEIS' proposals for changes to the current Energy Company Obligation scheme which will run until March 2022 (ECO3).View Document
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.View Document
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.View Document