Policy documents and consultations that may be of interest to community energy groups or that CEE is considering making a response to are included below (listed in date order of responses required). Draft responses will be added to this page for member comments along with our final submissions. If you would like to input into any of our responses, please email us.

You can view and download our previous consultation responses here.

Latest Consultation Opportunities

Securing the Energy Supply Chain
Energy Security and Net Zero Committee
Deadline for submissions: 5 January 2024
The Committee has launched an inquiry examining the potential for UK manufacturing to play a greater role in the supply chain for low-carbon energy projects and the Government support available. It includes a question on 
the key concerns around raw materials in energy supply chains and so may be of interest to those working on the ethical sourcing of solar panels.

Energy Bills for Domestic Customers
Energy Security and Net Zero Committee

Deadline for submissions: 2 February 2024
The Committee has launched an inquiry which will investigate the process of billing customers for their gas and electricity, looking at whether the rules on charging for energy are fair for all. The inquiry's remit covers standing charges, pre-payment meters, social tariffs and discounts for those living closest to energy infrastructure.

Climate Change and Historic Building Adaptation
Historic England
Deadline for submissions: 24 December 2023
Historic England are seeking feedback on the effectiveness of the advice contained in the new Historic England Advice Note (HEAN), which covers Climate Change and Historic Building Adaptation. It provides advice to local planning authorities and others on how decarbonisation and efficiency efforts can navigate local plans, planning rules and other consents in listed and historic buildings.

We are always working to keep this website up to date with relevant consultations. If you come across any consultations that you feel would be relevant to other people in the sector please send them to d.law@communityenergyengland.org