The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy held a call for evidence seeking views on the current land rights and consents processes for electricity network infrastructure. The call for evidence sought to understand whether the current processes are fit for purpose or whether they act as a barrier to the build of electricity network infrastructure, and views on what improvements could be made.
The Scottish Government has issued a consultation to gather views from industry, regulators and other stakeholders on Scotland’s first industry guidance for the eventual decommissioning of offshore renewable energy infrastructure.
The UK Government, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland have issued a joint consultation on the future of UK carbon pricing.
The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on planning at local level of heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency programmes within Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP), and supporting the development of district heating in Scotland.