Energy Bill [HL]

marshalled
list of Amendments
to be moved
ON third reading

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Clause 7

LORD BOURNE OF ABERYSTWYTH

1

Page 5, line 12, leave out “This section” and insert “Subsection (2)”

Clause 14

LORD BOURNE OF ABERYSTWYTH

2

Page 10, line 3, at end insert “or an agreement under section 7(3) of this Act”

After Clause 70

LORD OXBURGH

3

Insert the following new Clause—

“Carbon capture and storage strategy

(1)     It is the duty of the Secretary of State to—

(a)   develop, promote and implement a comprehensive national
strategy for carbon capture and storage (CCS) to deliver the
emissions reductions required to meet the fifth, and subsequent,
carbon budgets at the scale and pace required;

(b)   develop that strategy in consultation with HM Treasury, the
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Oil and Gas
Authority and other relevant stakeholders including the CCS
industry; and

(c)   have that strategy in place by June 2017 and report to Parliament on
the progress of its implementation every three years thereafter.

(2)     The strategy provided for by subsection (1) shall, amongst other things,
include—

(a)   the development of infrastructure for carbon dioxide transport and
storage;

(b)   a funding strategy for implementation including provision of
market signals sufficient to build confidence for private investment
in the CCS industry;

(c)   priorities for such action in the immediate future as may be
necessary to allow the orderly and timely development and
deployment of CCS after 2020;

(d)   promotion of cost-effective innovation in CCS; and

(e)   clarification of the responsibilities of government departments with
respect to the implementation of the strategy.”

In the Title

LORD BOURNE OF ABERYSTWYTH

4

Line 8, after “power;” insert “to make provision about the crediting to and debiting
from the net UK carbon account of carbon units;”

Prepared 3rd November 2015