• Debate Pack

    Enabling community energy

    A debate has been scheduled in Westminster Hall on Thursday 1 July 2021 at 1.30pm on enabling community energy. The subject for this debate has been nominated by the Backbench Business Committee and the Members introducing the debate are Wera Hobhouse MP, Ben Lake MP and Peter Aldous MP.

  • Research Briefing

    Community energy

    Community energy refers to energy projects that are wholly or partially owned and controlled by local communities. The projects can span generation – usually renewable or low carbon – or demand reduction such as energy efficiency.

  • Research Briefing

    Electric vehicles and infrastructure

    This paper explains what electric vehicles are and how successive governments have planned for infrastructure and provided vehicle grants and incentives to encourage and accommodate their growth. It also sets out how the electricity grid is preparing to accommodate any increased demand from EV charging and looks at comparative emissions from EVs and conventional vehicles.

  • Research Briefing

    Green Homes Grant

    This briefing paper summarises the Green Homes Grant Scheme that was open from September 2020 to March 2021. The paper covers details of the scheme, commentary on the scheme, its closure, and possible next steps.

  • Debate Pack

    UK Hydrogen Economy

    A Westminster Hall debate on the UK hydrogen economy has been scheduled for Thursday 17 December 2020 at 3.00pm. The debate will be led by Alexander Stafford MP. This House of Commons Library debate pack provides background information and press and parliamentary coverage of the issues.