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13 December 2023 - Heating our homes - Oral evidence

Committee Energy Security and Net Zero Committee
Inquiry Heating our homes

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Start times: 9:30am (private) 10:00am (public)

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Heating our homes inquiry: ESNZ Committee holds oral evidence session on technology and innovation

The second oral evidence session in the Energy Security and Net Zero Committee’s heating our homes inquiry will examine the technological challenges that need to be overcome to decarbonise domestic heating in the UK.

Meeting details

At 10:00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Heating our homes
Chief Executive at Heat Pump Association
Chief Strategy and Regulation Officer at Cadent Gas
CEO at Energy and Utilities Alliance
At 11:00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Heating our homes
Director at Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS)
Sector Director for Heat Networks at SSE
CEO at Liquid Gas UK

Likely areas of questioning

The meeting will examine the policy and technical challenges facing the development of heat pumps, hydrogen, heat networks and renewable liquid fuels. It will also explore the role of consumer choice, market signals and energy demand in planning the transition.

The first panel will focus on heat pumps and hydrogen as sources of domestic heating, before the Committee goes on to discussing the potential use of heat networks and the transition for off-grid homes with panel two.

The Committee has previously taken evidence from senior ESNZ Department officials and the energy and insulation industries.


Room 15, Palace of Westminster

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