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

Industry and Regulators Committee
Ofgem and net zero

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Start times: 10.00am (private) 10.00am (public)


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Committee to hear evidence on net zero policies

The Industry and Regulators Committee will speak to campaigners and former policymakers about the costs of net zero, the Government’s plans for the transition and the role of Ofgem, the energy regulator. The Committee will discuss the cost and potential impacts of a more renewable energy system, how policymakers should consider the interests of future generations, and the role of carbon pricing.

Watch the session here: Parliament TV

Meeting details

At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Ofgem and net zero
Energy Editor at The Global Warming Policy Forum
At 11.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Ofgem and net zero
Associate at Sustainability First
Chair at Energy Transitions Commission

Possible questions include:

  • What is your view of the likely costs of achieving net zero emissions by 2050?
  • Is further clarity needed on the Government’s plans to transition to net zero emissions?
  • What reforms should be made to the energy market? What role should carbon pricing play in the future energy system?
  • How should the transition to net zero be regulated, and what role should Ofgem play in the transition?

Location

Virtual meeting