What we do

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote international action to mitigate climate change.

DECC is a ministerial department, supported by 9 agencies and public bodies.

Read more about what we do

Our policies

  1. Household energy

    How we're helping households to save on their energy bills and supporting people in fuel poverty.

  2. Energy demand reduction in industry, business and the public sector

    What we’re doing to help industry, businesses and the public sector save energy.

  3. Radioactive and nuclear substances and waste

    How our policy planning controls and prevents the risks in using, storing and disposing of nuclear and radioactive substances and waste.

See all our policies


Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

  1. Exercise DRAGON

    • 24 April 2015
    • Research and analysis
  2. CRC: appeals guidance

    • 24 April 2015
    • Guidance

See all our publications

Our statistics

  1. Road fuel prices: 27 April 2015

    • 28 April 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. Statistical releases: timetable for twelve months ahead

    • 27 April 2015
    • Statistics

See all our statistics

Our ministers

Our management

Contact DECC

Office address and general enquiries

3 Whitehall Place


Aberdeen office

Atholl House
86-88 Guild Street

AB11 6AR

Media enquiries

A full list of contact numbers are provided on the press office contact form.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information requests

Information Rights Unit
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
5th Floor, Victoria 3
1 Victoria Street


High profile groups within DECC

Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Find out about our commitment to publishing in the Welsh language scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.