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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, Events, 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

Energy efficiency: recalibrating the debate

Consultation response: developing the electric vehicle market

Consultation response: the future of heating

Consultation response: Smart Energy

Consultation response: changes to SAP

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Events

   

 

Unlocking sustainable growth in the city regions event

14 September 2017, 9:30am - 4:30pm, Birmingham
 

This event will discuss the opportunities for regional governments to deliver inclusive economic growth through policies focused on low carbon housing and sustainable transport.

You will hear from leading public and private sector figures working in and with city authorities. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Mike Waters, Head of Policy and Strategy, Transport for West Midlands
  • Erik Fairbairn, Chief Executive, Podpoint
  • Andrew Benfield, Group Director of Transport, Energy Saving Trust
  • Mark Atherton, Director of Environment, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • Stephen Hills, Housing Lead, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
  • Tony Dicicco, Senior Policy and Regulations Specialist, Energy Systems Catapult.

The day is divided into a morning session on low carbon housing (up to 12.30pm) and an afternoon session on sustainable transport solutions (from 1.30pm). All participants are welcome to attend for the whole day or the session that is most relevant.

Who would benefit from attending?
 

Bringing together experts from local government, industry, academia, and campaigning organisations from across the country, this event will be of interest to senior decision makers and influencers working in and with local and regional government. It will be particularly relevant for those working in regional transport bodies, local enterprise partnerships, combined authorities, city councils and in areas likely to develop devolution deals over the coming years.

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Further policy readings

   

 

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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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