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Policy

Working to promote ambitious policymaking

Promoting ambitious policymaking is an important part of Energy Saving Trust’s mission.

We work to influence UK governments to develop a positive and effective policy framework for sustainable energy. This involves directly working with civil servants and collaborating with other stakeholder agencies.

Our policy work is informed by our contact with households, businesses and public administrations, and from our cross-UK and international insight.

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UK Government legally commits to ambitious emissions reduction target

21 April 2021

The UK Government will today in parliament lay out the legislation setting out its legal commitment to the world’s most ambitious climate…

Energy Saving Trust joins coalition in letter to government over concerns about Future Buildings Standard

15 April 2021

A coalition of climate action and built environment organisations has written to the UK Government to express concerns about the current Future…

Senedd elections: Energy Saving Trust sets out green recovery policy proposals

24 March 2021

We have produced a series of policy proposals ahead of the Senedd elections in Wales to inform the thinking of political parties…

Energy Saving Trust welcomes Environmental Audit Committee’s energy efficiency recommendations

22 March 2021

The Environmental Audit Committee has urged the UK Government to take urgent action to improve the energy efficiency of homes in the…

Last updated: March 24th, 2021