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The following clauses deal with energy or climate change (numbered following Commons committee stage).

• Carbon abatement measures for new housing (clause 33)

• The community right to buy a stake in their local renewable electricity scheme (clauses 34-35)

• The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (clause 36)

• A strategy to Maximise the Recovery of UK petroleum (clauses 37-38)

• Access to petroleum (for example for fracking) and geothermal energy in deep-level land (clauses 39-44)

• Renewable heat incentives (clause. 45)

• Reimbursement in making electrical connections (clause 46)

This note provides information on the most contentious of these clauses for the Commons Debate on Report: the carbon abatement measures for new housing; the community right to buy a stake in their local renewable electricity scheme; the strategy to Maximise the Recovery of UK petroleum and; access to petroleum and geothermal energy in deep-level land. It also covers the new clause on reimbursement in making electrical connections

Other clauses are not covered by this paper but further information is available in the Library Research Paper, Infrastructure Bill (RP 14/65).


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