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Trade and Industry - Second Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 28 January 2002.


CONTENTS


TERMS OF REFERENCE

REPORT

I   INTRODUCTION

II ENERGY SUPPLY IN THE UK

The current position

Energy sources in descending order of significance for electricity generation

Gas

Coal

Nuclear power

Renewable power

III TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

Gas network

Gas storage

The Electricity Transmission Grid and Distribution Systems

Future investment in transmission infrastructure

IV ELECTRICITY AND GAS: SUPPLIES AND TRADING ARRANGEMENTS

Future fuel mix

Exploitation of UK gas and oil reserves

The effect of trading arrangements on security of supply

Advantages and disadvantages of NETA

Gas auctions

Investment in generating capacity

Planning

Security of supply

Impact of fuel prices on industrial competitiveness

Liberalisation of European markets

V ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

The Government's objectives

The Renewables Target and the Renewables Obligation

The CHP target

The Climate Change Levy and industry

Emissions trading

Transport

Sectoral interests

Nuclear power

Coal

Biomass

Other technologies

VI DEMAND REDUCTION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Buildings and appliances

Micro-CHP

Energy saving and industry

VII FUEL POVERTY

VIII CO-ORDINATION OF GOVERNMENT ENERGY POLICY

SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

GLOSSARY OF TERMS IN ENERGY SYSTEMS

The UK Gas Industry in the Long-term and the Liberalisation of European Markets

Notes on Combined Heat and Power (CHP) by Professor Bert Whittington

Notes on Quality of Supply from Professor Bert Whittington

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS RELATING TO THE REPORT

LIST OF WITNESSES

LIST OF MEMORANDA INCLUDED IN THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

LIST OF APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

LIST OF MEMORANDA RECEIVED BUT NOT PUBLISHED

MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - PUBLISHED AS HC 364-II

Tuesday 13th November 2001 (morning sitting)
Tuesday 13th November 2001 (afternoon sitting)
Tuesday 20th November 2001 (morning sitting)
Tuesday 20th November 2001 (afternoon sitting)
Tuesday 4th December 2001 (morning sitting)
Tuesday 4th December 2001 (afternoon sitting)

APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE


 
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