Draft Energy Bill: Pre-legislative Scrutiny - Energy and Climate Change Contents


Annex 2: Proposed amendments in conventional format for consideration during Committee Stage:


Clause 1, page 1, line 7, after "low carbon electricity generation', insert 'in order to achieve legally binding carbon budgets at least possible cost to consumers.'

Clause 8, page 4, line 30, at end add—

'(d) a 2030 target for carbon intensity of the electricity sector compatible with meeting statutory carbon budgets and the 2050 target; and

(e) a reliability standard.'.

Clause 9, page 4, line 38, at end insert—

'(e) the Committee on Climate Change, and'[296]

Clause 20, page 13, line 14, after 'Great Britain', insert ', while achieving legally binding carbon budgets at least possible cost to consumers.'

Clause 44, page 35, line 40, at end insert—

'(d) the Committee on Climate Change.' 

Long title, page 1, leave out from 'Make' to 'for establishing a capacity' and insert 'provision for support mechanisms and investment instruments in connection with encouraging low carbon electricity generation in order to achieve legally binding carbon budgets and provide security of supply at least cost to consumers;'.


296   A drafting amendment would also be required to change the existing 9(1) (e) to 9(1)(f) Back


 
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