Renewable and Sustainable Energy APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote renewable and sustainable energy in Parliament and to support Members of both Houses in understanding the technical, policy and other aspects of renewable and sustainable energy technologies, including energy efficiency, through regular briefings, newsletters and regular events for parliamentarians.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Renewable and Sustainable Energy

1. call specification
24/01/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Proposals European Regional Development Fund Sustainable Urban Development Strategy: Greater Birmingham

2. call specification
24/01/2020 - Rural Payments Agency (RPA)
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Found: Proposals European Regional Development Fund Sustainable Urban Development Strategy: Greater Birmingham

3. RHI evaluation evidence report: biomethane installations
28/04/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Evaluation of the reformed Renewable Heat Incentive Annex E - Sustainable Markets Assessment Technical

4. call specification
24/01/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Proposals European Regional Development Fund Sustainable Urban Development Strategy: (North East )

5. call specification
24/01/2020 - Rural Payments Agency (RPA)
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Found: Proposals European Regional Development Fund Sustainable Urban Development Strategy: (North East )

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Renewable and Sustainable Energy

1. Local Electricity
10/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: UK has made great strides in decarbonising our energy system, but we still have a very long way to go - Speech Link

2. Transition Towns and Fossil Fuels
18/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: that the abolition in 2016 of the Department of Energy and Climate Change has removed governmental focus - Speech Link
2: Bristol include Bristol Energy Network, which is supporting communities to build an energy system that works - Speech Link
3: agree that organisations such as like Plymouth Energy Community, which is crowd-funding solar panels - Speech Link
4: of what is great about transition towns and the energy networks and other organisations within them. I - Speech Link
5: of fossil fuels? The rapid development of renewable energy sources over the past few decades had helped - Speech Link

3. Oil and Gas Industry
22/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: be on ensuring that the sector can support the energy transition and on anchoring the supply chain here - Speech Link
2: diversification into carbon capture and storage and renewable energy, and exploit the huge potential from hydrogen - Speech Link
3: increasingly to offshore or renewable business, will the Minister confirm that the energy White Paper will cover - Speech Link
4: percentage of renewable generation: 47% of electricity in the first quarter of this year was renewable, and, - Speech Link
5: as the industry migrates across to new, sustainable energy markets, UK jobs are retained by reskilling - Speech Link
6: Official projections from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy take no account of that - Speech Link
7: into a crisis. We are devoting huge expertise and energy to planning for the transition. Renewables and - Speech Link

4. Green GB Week and Clean Growth
15/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: we need to understand how to best transform our energy generation, land use, transport systems, industrial - Speech Link
2: with that goal.First, investment in renewable energy has undergone what the Environmental Audit - Speech Link
3: dramatic fall in the price of renewable energy, of solar panels and of energy efficiency measures, so thankfully - Speech Link

5. Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018
06/03/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: that correction. I therefore ask that the draft Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations - Speech Link

6. Renewable Energy
15/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: to reaching net zero through a sustainable, diverse and resilient energy system. This will require significantly - Speech Link
2: to net zero, as a proven continuous low-carbon energy source. AMRs in particular could support the deep - Speech Link
3: that“renewables alone cannot create a resilient energy system for future decades”.Following the - Speech Link
4: reliable, firm, low-carbon baseload element in our energy mix? Should the Government not immediately inform - Speech Link
5: the valuable contribution of hydropower to the UK energy mix over many decades. Most hydropower capacity - Speech Link
6: of UK electricity should be delivered using renewable energy sources by 2030? How can they be overcome - Speech Link

7. Renewable Energy
05/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the potential of tidal ranges to generate renewable energy, and (2) encourage the private sector to invest - Speech Link
2: imperative that the UK plays to its strengths, and in energy one of its real strengths is the range of its tides - Speech Link
3: to renewable energy. I would welcome the Minister’s thoughts on this huge change in the renewable energy - Speech Link

8. Overseas Development Assistance: Fossil Fuel Subsidies
15/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: appropriate energy policies, attract private sector investment, and generate clean and renewable energy. - Speech Link
2: a whole host of changes in how we promote renewable energy, and another change was the Paris Agreement - Speech Link
3: healthcare systems that people need without access to energy. That is why the CDC is right to invest heavily - Speech Link
4: the STGs call for—STG7 is about clean and sustainable energy available to all—and what the Paris climate - Speech Link
5: without modern energy services. Renewable energy, particularly small-scale and off-grid energy systems, will - Speech Link
6: grid. Therefore, solutions have to be off-grid. Energy Africa is a key part of what we are doing but, - Speech Link

9. Green Finance
18/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: the developed world. Secondly, the International Energy Agency estimates that $26 trillion of additional - Speech Link
2: particularly my commercial interests in the clean energy economy and my membership of the boards of the - Speech Link

10. Solar Panels: Residential Properties
06/09/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: consumers and the wider community.Quite simply, energy matters. It heats and lights our homes. It drives - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Renewable and Sustainable Energy
1. Renewable Energy: Scotland
asked by: Stephen Flynn
08/06/2020
... what financial support his Department is planning to ensure a sustainable energy transition for (a) Aberdeen and (b) the north east of Scotland.

2. Renewable Energy: Scotland
asked by: Stephen Flynn
08/06/2020
... what new support he plans to put in place to ensure a sustainable energy transition for (a) Aberdeen and (b) the north east of Scotland.

3. Renewable Energy: Scotland
asked by: Alan Brown
01/07/2020
... what support the Government plans to provide to ensure a sustainable small-scale renewable energy sector in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

4. Aviation: Renewable Energy
asked by: Ed Davey
01/09/2020
... (b) hydrogen and (c) other such sustainable sources of energy; and if he will make a statement.

5. Sub-Saharan Africa: Renewable Energy
asked by: Seema Malhotra
18/02/2020
... what official development assistance his Department is allocating to the production of sustainable energy in sub-Saharan Africa.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bim Afolami MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: bim.afolami.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dom Goggins, PRASEG Ltd, 6th Floor, 10 Dean Farrar Street, London SW1H 0DX. Tel: 07410 696 642

Email: dom.goggins@praseg.org.uk

Secretariat:

PRASEG Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.praseg.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.praseg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
PRASEG Limited
Description
Reception
Value
£7,501
Date
30 Jan 2020
Source
PRASEG Ltd
Description
PRASEG Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Calor, Cadent, Centrica PLC, Drax, Energy Systems Catapult, EON UK, Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Ventilation Systems, National Grid   From : 30/01/2020 To : 29/01/2021
Value
£25,501
Date
6 Sep 2017
Source
PRASEG Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 06/09/2017 To : 05/09/2018
Value
£24,001
Date
1 Jul 2016
Source
PRASEG Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2016 To : 01/07/2017
Value
£24,001
Date
1 Apr 2015
Source
PRASEG Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/04/2015 To : 31/03/2016
Value
£22,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Renewable and Sustainable Energy APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Maddock Portrait
Baroness Maddock
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Deceased - 26 June 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
James Heappey Portrait
James Heappey
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Wells
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Matthew Pennycook Portrait
Matthew Pennycook
Vice Chair
Labour - Greenwich and Woolwich
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Dawn Butler Portrait
Dawn Butler
Vice Chair
Labour - Brent Central
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 14th March 2018
Callum McCaig Portrait
Callum McCaig
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Aberdeen South
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alan Whitehead Portrait
Alan Whitehead
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Southampton, Test
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016