Energy Bill

Amendments
to be moved
ON REPORT

Clause 1

LORD OXBURGH

LORD STERN OF BRENTFORD

BARONESS WORTHINGTON

 

Page 2, line 4, leave out subsection (5) and insert—

“(5)   The first decarbonisation order must be made before 1st April 2014 and the
year in relation to which the decarbonisation target range is set must be
2030.”

 

Page 2, line 9, leave out subsection (6) and insert—

“(6)   Before setting or amending a decarbonisation target range, the Secretary of
State shall—

(a)   take into account the advice of the Committee on Climate Change
including in relation to the most cost effective means of meeting the
target set out in section 1(1) of the Climate Change Act 2008; and

(b)   if the Secretary of State does not accept the advice of the Committee
on Climate Change, he or she shall publish the reasons.”

After Clause 37

LORD OXBURGH

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Capacity payments: gas

The Secretary of State shall have the power to make such arrangements as
are necessary for capacity payments to be made for the supply of gas if it is
deemed likely that this could allow gas to be supplied to consumers at
lower prices or more securely than otherwise.”

After Clause 130

LORD MARLESFORD

THE LORD BISHOP OF CHESTER

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Transparency for consumers

The power under section 130 to modify energy supply licences may be
exercised so as to make provision requiring a licence holder to provide
information on a consumer bill that breaks down the total cost charged to
the consumer by showing each of—

(a)   the amount that goes to Government environmental levies or
programmes;

(b)   the amount that goes to administration costs;

(c)   the amount that goes to wholesale energy costs;

(d)   the amount for raw energy costs; and

(e)   any other categories of cost.”

Prepared 21st October 2013