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

CEE, CEL & CES Joint Response to UK Power Networks Digital Strategy Consultation 2020 

In January 2020, we worked with Community Energy London and Community Energy South to submit a joint response to UK Power Networks' Digital Strategy Consultation, highlighting the opportunities, obstacles and past successes of community energy organisations using data and engaging with digital services.

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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. The government/Ofgem response to the consultation is at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/reforming-the-energy-industry-codes . Another consultation will follow policy development resulting from this one.

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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, 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.pdf

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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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