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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Renewable Energy: Carbon Emissions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to increase the production of energy from low-carbon renewable sources. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colne Valley remove filter
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Thelma Walker more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
unstar this property answer text <p>In 2017, 10.2 per cent of total energy consumption came from renewable sources; up from 9.2 per cent in 2016 (source: DUKES 2018) and 3.8% in 2010 (source: DUKES 6.7 – 2018). In our most recent Contracts for Difference auction we secured over 3GW of renewable electricity from as little as £57.50/MWh. The Government has made available up to £557m for future Contracts for Difference, with the next auction planned for May this year.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is also supporting the decarbonisation of heat and is supporting renewable and low-carbon heating technologies through the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (RHI), which encourages the uptake of renewable heat technologies amongst householders, communities and businesses through financial incentives, with £4.5bn allocated for renewable and low carbon heating between 2016 and 2021.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-12T16:31:48.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-12T16:31:48.547Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thelma Walker more like this