Short Title of the Bill
Make provision about the reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases, the alleviation of fuel poverty, the promotion of microgeneration and the use of heat produced from renewable sources, compliance with building regulations relating to emissions of greenhouse gases and the use of fuel and power, the renewables obligation relating to the generation and supply of electricity and the adjustment of transmission charges for electricity; and for connected purposes.
Extract from Explanatory Note produced by Government Department
The Bill incorporates a wide variety of measures covering the role of local authorities and parish councils, microgeneration, energy efficiency, Building Regulations, dynamic demand technologies, community energy schemes and renewable heat, and electricity from renewable sources. It also imposes a number of reporting requirements on the Government in relation to greenhouse gas emissions, progress towards our energy efficiency target, progress on implementing the microgeneration strategy and steps taken to promote community energy projects and renewable heat.
(Source: Explanatory Note Bill 106-EN)