Energy Group deals with energy-related matters from production to supply. It is committed to delivering the Government’s policy goals of safe, secure and sustainable energy supplies and ultimately a low-carbon economy, through competitive and independently regulated energy markets.
Energy is essential in almost every aspect of our lives and for the success of our economy, but we face two long-term challenges:
The 2007 White Paper sets out the Government’s international and domestic energy strategy to respond to the changing circumstances in global energy markets and to address the long term energy challenges we face. Our strategy can be summarised as follows:
The Energy community of the BERR website contains detailed information about the work of Energy Group.
The Group is headed by Director General Willy Rickett.
The then Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, launched the Office for Nuclear Development (OND) on the 18 September and chaired the first meeting of the Nuclear Development Forum. To find out more, see the Office for Nuclear Development (OND): press release.