Oil and gas reserves are declining but the UK must have safe, secure and future-proof supplies of energy that are available to all. Through international relations and supporting the energy industry, the government will ensure a continuous supply of energy for the UK.



  1. Strategy and policy statement

    • 27 March 2015
    • Closed consultation
  2. Funding the Oil and Gas Authority: consultation on levy design

    • 26 March 2015
    • Closed consultation
  3. New Smart Energy Code content: January 2015

    • 26 March 2015
    • Consultation outcome

See all consultations


  1. Shale gas correspondence

    • 21 May 2015
    • FOI release
  2. DECC corporate organogram

    • 21 May 2015
    • Corporate report
  3. Gas meter dispute reports from 2006 to 2014

    • 20 May 2015
    • Research and analysis

See all publications


  1. Overseas trade statistics: methodologies

    • 21 May 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. RHI deployment: April 2015

    • 21 May 2015
    • Statistics
  3. MCS and ROOFIT installations: April 2015

    • 21 May 2015
    • Statistics

See all statistics

Detailed guides

  1. Generating energy from waste, including anaerobic digestion

    How to comply with regulations for energy recovery and advanced conversion technologies. Read more

  2. Electricity licence exemptions

    Electricity companies, under certain criteria, can be exempt from electricity generation, transmission, distribution or supply licences. Read more

  3. Calculating Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs)

    An explanation of how the number of ROCs issues to generators is determined. Read more

  4. Wave and tidal energy: part of the UK's energy mix

    An explanation of the energy-producing potential of wave and tidal stream energy in the UK. Read more

  5. Collective switching and purchasing

    How consumers can reduce their energy costs by getting a group deal Read more