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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): UK energy supply and investment

Economic Affairs Committee
UK energy supply and investment

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Start times: 3.15pm (private) 3.15pm (public)


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Committee to take evidence from Mark Carney on green finance and net zero investment

On Tuesday 26 April, the Economic Affairs Committee holds its next evidence sessions on UK energy supply and investment.

At 3.15pm, the Committee will hear from Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance

At 4.15pm, the Committee will hear from Martin Pibworth, Chief Commercial Officer, SSE plc and Zoisa North-Bond, Chief Executive, Octopus Energy Generation

Questions the committee is likely to cover in these sessions:

  • Investment in the transition to net zero
  • How can the Government encourage investment in integration technologies?
  • How can the Government encourage investment in energy efficiency?
  • The risk of fossil fuel investment
  • The use of central banks green stress tests
  • Green taxonomies to encourage investment in the energy transition
  • Assessment of the Government’s Energy Security Strategy
  • Reforms to the planning system to support the roll out of renewables

 

Meeting details

At 3.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry UK energy supply and investment
UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance at United Nations
At 4.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry UK energy supply and investment
Chief Commercial Officer at SSE plc
Chief Executive at Octopus Energy Generation
At 5.15pm: Private discussion
Inquiry UK energy supply and investment

More on this inquiry 

The Committee’s work can be followed on its website and via Twitter

The Committee’s UK energy supply and investment inquiry is finding out if the Government’s energy strategy is delivering investment in an energy supply that is resilient, affordable and in line with achieving net zero emissions. The focus of this inquiry is on long-term energy policy and trends in the energy market. 

These evidence sessions will be streamed live on Parliament TV

Location

Room 3, Palace of Westminster

How to attend