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Discussion papers and letters 2017

Dear Editor, Your story (‘EU makes contingency plans to protect carbon market from Brexit’ FT 10/09/17) underlines the need for immediate clarity on the UK’s future involvement in the Emissions Trading System.
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14 September 2017

At the Spring Budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that the Levy Control Framework (LCF) would be replaced by a new set of controls. Energy UK had already supported the replacement of the LCF1 stating that there are two main objectives that the Government needs to consider. Energy UK’s detailed asks for the new set of controls are set out in this document.

Following Energy UK's discussion at the Government’s official launch of its Green Paper on industrial strategy Nick Hurd MP asked what our top ten policy asks for the energy industry are. We believe that industry, working in partnership with government, can deliver a secure, low carbon and affordable supply of energy to grow UK plc and provide a world-class energy system for future generations.
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03 March 2017

The LCF (as announced in 2012) was designed to control the costs of supporting low carbon electricity paid for through consumers’ energy bills and to provide forward visibility of the scale of Government’s commitment to supporting low carbon generation.
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02 March 2017

This paper summarises Energy UK views on the Carbon Price Floor (CPF) in anticipation of an announcement from HM Treasury about the future levels of the Carbon Price Support (CPS) rate as part of the Budget in March 2017.

The purpose of this paper is to set out Energy UK’s position on the future outlook of industrial strategy. It highlights the contribution and importance the sector has within the economy and how future policy should evolve in order to secure a modern and efficient energy sector that is fit for purpose.
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