The Energy Sector
The Department of Energy & Climate Change works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote international action to mitigate climate change. It works with eight agencies and public bodies.
Committee on Climate Change; Ofgem; The Coal Authority; Nuclear Decommissioning Authority; Civil Nuclear Police Authority; Fuel Poverty Advisory Group; Committee on Radioactive Waste Management; and the Nuclear Liabilities Financing Assurance Board
RenewableUK is for organisations involved in wind and marine renewables from small component manufacturers, to large international project developers and manufacturers.
Its key sectors are Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy and Small & Medium Wind. It has about 300 members. A large part of RenewableUK’s work is helping to make links between policy makers and its membership to ensure industry and Government understand each other.
Oil & Gas UK
Oil & Gas UK is a representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry with membership ranging from super majors and independent oil companies to SMEs in the supply chain. It promotes open dialogue on topics including technical, fiscal, safety, environmental and skills. It develops industry-wide initiatives and programmes with Government and other external organisations.
Renewable Energy Association
REA’s corporate membership is around 950 companies including energy suppliers, sole traders, farmers, installers, multi nationals, organics recyclers and composters. REA says it is the only UK trade body representing the full range of renewable technologies across all applications.