Household Energy Management The policy landscape by 2C07f3y3

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									Household Energy Management
The policy landscape
- targets
- recent policies
- future strategy and challenges


Charles Phillips
                                   Ecobuild 2 March 2010
DECC
Household emissions



                          700
                                                                                                                                                              • Household emissions
                          600
                                                                                                                                                                relatively static, while
                                                                                                                                                                total UK emissions
  CO2 emissions (MtCO2)




                          500                                                                                                                                   falling
                          400
                                                                                                                                                              • Household emissions
                                                                                                                                                                now c. 26% of the total
                          300
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                          200                                                                                                                                   Copenhagen to reducing
                                                                                                                                                                non-traded household
                          100                                                                                                                                   emissions by 29% by
                            0
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                                               Total UK                          Residential end-use
Household Energy Management
- what we mean




   All housing types            Existing programmes
   • Owner-occupied, rented,    • Warm Front                            • 26m households
     social
   • Retrofit and new build
                                • Decent Homes
                                • Product standards
                                                                        • 61m people
   All measures and             • Building regulations..
                                • Carbon Emission Reduction
   technologies                   Target (CERT)
   • Lighting
   • Insulation                 New programmes
   • Heat generation            • Community Energy Saving
   • Small scale renewable        Programme (CESP)
     electricity                • Low Carbon Community
   • Domestic appliance usage     Challenge (LCCC)
   • Real time displays         • Smart meters
                                • Pay as You Save (PAYS)                  Communities
   • Behaviour change
                                • Feed in Tariffs (FITS)                 District heating
                                • Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)   Small/home-based business
 National targets


Outcome:                                                                                                                             Deadlines
           Emissions                                   ‘By 2020 we will cut (non-traded) emissions from homes to 29% below
1.                                                                             2008 levels’ (LCTP p.82)
                                                                                                                                       2020
        reduction target
Outputs:
                                                       ‘6 million homes will have been insulated under the Carbon Emissions            end
2.      6 million homes                                   Reduction Targets, Decent Homes, the Community Energy Saving
                                                                                                                                       2011
                                                                     Programme and Warm Front’ (LCTP p.16)

        Lofts and cavity                               ‘All lofts and cavity walls in Great Britain insulated where practical” and     2015
3.
              walls                                    “400,000 homes will benefit from “whole house” treatments’ (LCTP p.17)

4.                 Heat                                   ‘Around 12% of heat *in total across all sectors+ is generated from          2020
                                                                         renewable sources...’ (LCTP p.17)

                                                       ‘Up to 7 million homes will have had the opportunity to take up more
                                                       substantial ‘whole house’ changes. These packages will go beyond the
5.      7 million homes                                                                                                                2020
                                                        simple loft and cavity wall insulation measures to include things like
                                                         solid wall insulation or small scale renewable energy ‘ (HESS p. 17)

                                                        ‘By end of 2020 every home in Great Britain will have a smart meter’           2020
6.        Smart meters
                                                                                   (LCTP p.17)
     HESS: Heat and Energy Saving Strategy, Feb 2009
     LCTP: Low Carbon Transition Plan, July 2009
Recent policies
- CERT

CERT - changes last summer                                             
•   Increase CERT targets/activity by 20%
•   Increase the market transformation ring-fence from 6% to 10% of
    the total target;
•   Introducing upfront carbon scores for behavioural measures (real
    time electricity displays and home energy advice);
•   Remove all non retail CFL schemes as eligible from 1st January
    2010.


CERT extension – current consultation
                                                                       
• Higher target of 293 MtCO2 – suppliers to invest extra
   c.£2.4 billion
• Insulation minimum at 65%
• Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs no longer allowed
• New Super Priority Group obligation
Recent policies
- Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP)
     Potential CESP area
                           • Area based installation of energy saving
                             measures targeted at low-income areas
                              • c. 100 projects
                              • 90,000 households
                              • £350m over 3 years
                           • Partnership approach
                           • eg agreements between British Gas and LAs in:
                              • Dundee, Glasgow, Preston, Knowsley,
                                 Birmingham, Swansea, Walsall, Blacon,
                                 Southwark and Haringey
Low Carbon Community Challenge (LCCC)


                                                           • Support for 20 “test bed” communities
                                                           • Up to £500k capital per project, £10m in
                                                             total
                                                           • Low carbon technologies
                                                           • Behaviour change
                                                           • Communities linked by real-time displays
                                                           • >500 expressions of interest
                                                           • Phase 1: 10 winners announced Dec’ 09
                                                           • Phase 2: successful communities to be
                                                             announced shortly


  Phase 1 winners (announced 21 Dec 2009) : Chale Green, Totnes, Reepham, Whitland (Dfyed), Blacon
  (Chester), The Meadows (Notts.) West Oxford, Berwick upon Tweed, Hillhouse Huddersfiled, Muswell Hill
Recent policies
- ‘Pay as you Save’ (PAYS) pilots

                         • Installation of energy efficiency and
                           microgeneration with no upfront cost
                         • Payments from projected savings
                         • Five pilots announced, 7th of Dec 2009:
                            • Birmingham
                            • Sunderland
                            • Sutton
                            • Stroud
                            • South East
                         • To test financing / delivery models, and
                           consumer appetite
                         • 500 homes expected to participate
                         • Total cost £4m
Household Energy Management – Issues

Demand & consent                          Supply chain & skills




                         Household
Cost and carbon    dd     Energy      D
effectiveness      dd                 D
                   dd   Management    D   Fuel poverty
                   dd                 D
                   dd                 D

                           Strategy

								
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