25 Nov '11, 10am

What do you think of DECC's regulations? Tell us here:

Energy Minister Charles Hendry today urged business, green groups and members of the public to help identify ineffective, burdensome or unnecessary regulation as part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge . DECC has challenging aims to deliver – to power the country and protect the planet. To achieve this it is essential that DECC’s regulatory system is as efficient as possible and we listen to the evidence and ideas of business on what works, what doesn’t and how it might be improved. DECC has already been hard at work identifying regulations that could be improved: Helping smaller suppliers join the energy market - Energy efficiency obligations on suppliers are important tools for driving cost effective energy efficiency improvements, but they can also put smaller suppliers at a competitive disadvantage. DECC is raising the threshold for participation in these schemes t...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn11_100/pn11_...

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