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Roundtable: Transitioning to Low Carbon Heat- Who Pays?

Roundtable: Transitioning to Low Carbon Heat- Who Pays?

26th March 2019
2 hours

This is an evidence session for Carbon Connect's inquiry Future Gas Series - Part 3: Consumers and the Future of Heat.

This roundtable will explore:

  • How much will a transition to low carbon heat cost? Can the large upfront capital costs be mitigated in any way?
  • How can the costs of a transition to low carbon heat be shared fairly across society, in a way that politically feasible?
  • How can the fuel poor and lower income consumers be supported and protected during a transition to low carbon heat?
  • How much are the public willing to pay, and under what conditions is this willingness given?
  • How can new business models help to make low carbon heat accessible? 

Chairs:

Dr Alan Whitehead MP

Alan Brown MP

James Heappey MP

Speakers:

Dr Christina Demski, University of Cardiff

Dhara Vyas and James Kerr, Citizens Advice

Peter Smith, National Energy Action

Location
Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament
Westminster
London
SW1A 0AA
United Kingdom