Energy is essential in almost every aspect of our lives and for the success of our economy. We face two long-term energy challenges:
This White Paper sets out the Government’s international and domestic energy strategy to respond to these changing circumstances, address the long term energy challenges we face and deliver our four energy policy goals:
It shows how we are implementing the measures set out in the Energy Review Report in 2006, as well as those announced since, including in the Pre-Budget Report in 2006 and the Budget in 2007.
We are also launching a consultation on nuclear power. If you would like to take part in the consultation, go to the Directgov site here. The nuclear consultation document is available below.
The Energy White Paper, nuclear consultation documents and all supporting documents are available on the Government News Network should you have problems in downloading from this site.
The full Energy White Paper:
Energy White Paper: Meeting the Energy Challenge (PDF file 6,717Kb), also available in WinZip format (4,488Kb).
DTI staff should access this via the TIDES system on the DTI Intranet.
The nuclear consultation document:
The future of nuclear power: the role of nuclear power in a low carbon UK economy. Consultation document, May 2007 (PDF file 1,792Kb).
If you would like to take part in the consultation, go to the
Department of Trade and Industry
Tel: 0207 215 5000
|Last updated at 12:30 on 23 May, 2007|