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Contact: Alun Davidson 

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1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

·         There were no apologies.

2.

Inquiry into a Smarter Energy Future for Wales

Minutes:

·         Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

·         Ofgem offered to attempt to compile figures for the total amount of renewable energy generated in Wales.

 

·         Ministers agreed to provide the Committee with the total figure for the amount of renewable energy produced in Wales, calculated using the same definition for ‘community energy’ as that used in Scotland;

 

·         Ministers agreed to provide the Committee with a note on the nature and source of the funding for the feasibility study for Smart City in the Swansea Region and other initiatives in RCT and Flintshire;

 

·         The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport agreed to provide the Committee with a copy of the discussion points from the Energy Wales Strategic Delivery Group;

 

·         The Minister for Natural Resources agreed to consider publishing a Technical Advice Note on ‘One Planet’ developments in more built-up areas, to complement the existing advice for rural areas.

(09.00-10.00)

2.1

Inquiry into A Smarter Energy Future for Wales - Storage

Dr Jill Cainey, Electricity Storage Network

Chloe Bines, Eunomia

Paul Brodrick, Siemens

 

(10.00-11.00)

2.2

Inquiry into A Smarter Energy Future for Wales - Ofgem

Maxine Frerk, Ofgem

Lia Murphy, Ofgem

(11.00-12.00)

2.3

Inquiry into A Smarter Energy Future for Wales - Ministerial evidence session

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Natural Resources

James Price, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Economy, Skills & Natural Resources

Professor Ron Loveland, Energy Advisor to the Welsh Government

Prys Davies, Deputy Director, Energy, Water & Flood

 

Paper 1: Ministerial paper on energy responsibilities

Supporting documents:

3.

Papers to note

Minutes:

·         Members of the Committee noted the paper.

3.1

Response from the Minister for Natural Resources: Funding for Community Energy Schemes in Wales

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