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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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Northern Ireland’s SSE Airtricity to increase natural gas tariffs by 22%

7 September 2021

Gas prices are set to rise by almost 22% for SSE Airtricity customers in Northern Ireland, after the supplier announced plans to…

CERG calls on Scottish Government to accelerate response to climate emergency

2 September 2021

A new report from the Climate Emergency Response Group outlines 12 key actions the Scottish Government should take to accelerate its response…

IPCC warns governments are not on track to meet climate change targets

9 August 2021

The IPCC's latest report makes it clear that governments from around the world are not on track to meet the ambitions of…

Climate Change Committee’s progress report calls for government strategy to deliver net zero

24 June 2021

The Climate Change Committee has published its annual progress report on reducing emissions in the UK, calling for a comprehensive government strategy.

Last updated: 8 September 2021