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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Ofgem and net zero

Industry and Regulators Committee
Ofgem and net zero

Tuesday 13 July 2021

Start times: 10.15am (private) 10.15am (public)


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Energy consumer groups give evidence on Ofgem and net zero

The Industry and Regulators Committee will speak to representatives from consumer groups about the role of the Ofgem, the UK’s energy regulator, in the transition to net zero. The meeting will cover the priorities of consumers, the costs associated with the transition to net zero, and possible changes to how consumers engage with the energy system.

Meeting details

At 10.15am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Ofgem and net zero
Head of Future Energy Services at Citizens Advice
Head of Policy and Public Affairs at National Energy Action (NEA)
Chief Executive Officer at Energy Consumers Australia
At 11.15am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Ofgem and net zero
Chair at Energy Intensive Users Group

Possible questions include:

  • What are energy consumers’ priorities in the context of the transition to net zero?
  • How effectively are the views of consumers reflected in Ofgem’s work? To what extent does this conflict with the transition to net zero?
  • Does there need to be greater emphasis on the costs for vulnerable consumers?
  • What barriers are there to consumers participating effectively in the energy system and playing an active role in the transition to net zero?

Location

Virtual meeting