Renewable and Sustainable Energy APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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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. Colombia-UK Partnership for Sustainable Growth
29/07/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: paper Colombia-UK Partnership for Sustainable Growth How the UK and Colombia work together

2. Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) - written evidence
20/03/2019 - Inquiry: Department for International Trade’s support for exports - International Trade Committee
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Found: the biggest threat to poverty eradication and sustainable development. Its impacts fall disproportionately

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. Renewable fuel statistics 2020: Third provisional report
09/02/2021 - Department for Transport
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Found: Renewable Fuel Statistics 2020Third Provisional ReportRenewable fuels are produced from biomass or some

5. Renewable fuel statistics 2020: Second provisional report
05/11/2020 - Department for Transport
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Found: Renewable Fuel Statistics 2020Second Provisional ReportRenewable fuels are produced from biomass or some

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Renewable and Sustainable Energy

1. Enabling Community Energy
01/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Technological innovations and climate change: community energy, HC 1208, Session 2019–21; and correspondence between - Speech Link
2: That this House has considered enabling community energy.It is a pleasure to serve with you in the - Speech Link

2. 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

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. 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

5. 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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Renewable and Sustainable Energy
1. Renewable Energy
asked by: Richard Graham
19/03/2020
... what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on support for renewable sources of energy.

2. Renewable Energy
asked by: Alun Cairns
09/11/2020
... (ii) 10 and (iii) 20 years.

3. Renewable Energy
asked by: Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick
23/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop the renewable energy sector in the UK.

4. Renewable Energy
asked by: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
23/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what infrastructure they plan to deploy to transmit the electricity generated from renewables both onshore and offshore to the national grid; and whether they plan to exclude the use of overhead powerlines for that purpose.

5. Renewable Energy
asked by: Lord Foster of Bath
03/12/2020
... and (2) reducing emissions of CO2.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 24th February 2020
Lord Oates Portrait
Lord Oates
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
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
30 Jan 2021
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, National Grid, Good Energy, European Climate Foundation   From : 30/01/2021 To : 29/01/2022
Value
£25,501
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
1 APPG Membership
Short Lets Sector
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