Find out more about the wide range of energy sectors and the different technologies that will help us meet our carbon emission reduction targets
DECC continues to administer the remaining applications under the provisions of S36 and S37 of the Electricity Act 1989 from developers seeking consent to build national energy infrastructure projects, including power stations, onshore and offshore renewables and overhead power lines.
The first Annual Energy Statement was delivered to Parliament on 27 June 2010. It aims to provide market direction, set strategic energy policy and help guide investment.
A vital part of DECC’s work is to ensure the UK’s energy supplies are:
Against the backdrop of declining oil and gas reserves and production, international issues form an important part of energy matters in the UK.