Consultation outcome

Consultation on ensuring regulation encourages innovation

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The government has decided not to take this consultation forward at this stage. There are no plans to publish a formal government response.

Original consultation


Consultation on how DECC and the OGA’s regulatory activities interact with energy sector innovation.

This consultation ran from

Consultation description

In its Productivity Plan, the government required all departments to publish an Innovation Plan by spring 2016. The purpose of each Plan is to set out how departments and regulators are adapting legislation and enforcement frameworks to enable innovation in the form of emerging technologies and innovative business models.

This consultation enables stakeholders to offer their views on current regulatory activities led by DECC and the OGA and how they interact with energy sector innovation. Other regulators are conducting parallel engagement exercises, for which links and contacts are provided within the document.


Consultation on ensuring regulation encourages innovation

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Published 15 January 2016