18th October 2017

Consultation on support for waste heat recovery programmes

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on plans to introduce a support programme to increase industry confidence in identifying and investing in opportunities for recovering and reusing waste heat from industrial processes and increase the deployment of recoverable heat technologies in industry. The purpose of this consultation is to:

test the proposed design of the Industrial Heat Recovery Support Programme (IHRS) gather additional evidence on the enablers and barriers to recovering industrial waste heat, to ensure the scheme is appropriately designed and maximises value for money start to identify a potential pipeline of projects from across industry sectors

Consultation closes 4th January 2018.

6th October 2017

Consultation on implementation of Euratom Directive

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, The Welsh Government, The Scottish Government, and The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland) are, in combination, seeking views on the proposals for implementing the requirements of the 2013 Euratom Basic Safety Standards Directive (2013/59/EURATOM) in relation to planned and existing public exposure situations and the justification of practices involving ionising radiation.

The Directive lays down safety standards for protecting against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation. Consultation closes 15th November.

5th October 2017

Consultation on emergency preparedness

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Ministry of Defence, and Health and Safety Executive are, in combination, consulting on how to transpose the emergency preparedness elements of the Basic Safety Standards Directive 2013 (BSSD 2013) into UK law.

This consultation is relevant to those working with radiological material, in particular where an emergency as a result of that work might have an impact on the public. Consultation closes 17th November.