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Our policy work

Energy Saving Trust works with citizens, businesses and governments at all levels to make our homes more energy efficient.

Due to our unique dialogue with consumers and households, we have developed various policy positions that provide a framework for action that we believe is affordable and deliverable by government.

Jump to: Whitepapers from the Energy Saving Trust, Recent policy publications, Further policy readings.

   

Whitepapers from the Energy Saving Trust

The Clean Growth Plan: Tackling Fuel Poverty

Energy Saving Trust’s views on tackling fuel poverty in England are briefly outlined within our new paper, The Clean Growth Plan: Tackling Fuel Poverty.

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The Clean Growth Plan: Tackling Fuel Poverty whitepaper

The Clean Growth Plan: A “2050-ready” new-build homes policy

Our white paper, The Clean Growth Plan: A "2050-ready" new-build homes policy, makes the case for a more ambitious, “2050-ready” highly energy efficient and near-zero-carbon new-build homes policy and explores briefly how such a policy could operate.

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The Clean Growth Plan A “2050-ready” new-build homes policy

The Clean Growth Plan: An offer to all householders

Energy Saving Trust calls for a mix of new, smart financial incentives for home energy efficiency including grants, loans and tax (fiscal) incentives. In our new whitepaper, The Clean Growth Plan: An offer to all householders, we call on Government to announce such policies in the Clean Growth Plan.

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The Clean Growth Plan An offer to all householders whitepaper

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Recent policy publications

Draft Response to Welsh Government's Low Carbon Pathway to 2030 Consulation

Consultation on maximising interoperability for SMETS1 meters

Energy Saving Trust's consultation response on enrolling SMETS1 meters to allow them to link upp and exchange information with the Data Communications Company to allow consumers to switch energy company and access other data services. 

Response to Commission for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances: Call for Evidence

Response to Future Frameworks for Heat in Buildings: Call for Evidence

Response to the ECO3 consultation

Consultation response: energy efficiency in Private Rented Sector

Response to the Cost of Energy Review: Call for Evidence

Consultation response: changes to SAP

Consultation response: Smart Energy

Consultation response: the future of heating

Consultation response: developing the electric vehicle market

Energy efficiency: recalibrating the debate

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Further policy readings

   

 

Older policy publications

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Recent policy blog posts

Discover some of our most recent posts on green strategy and politics on our blog

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