Skip to main content

Departmental ICT

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what IT projects (a) his Department and (b) its agencies are undertaking; what his most recent estimate of the total cost of each project is; and what the projected completion date of each is. (255958)

The IT projects which are being undertaken within DECC are:

North Sea Licensing — establishing an offshore register equivalent to the onshore Land Registry. Cost is £250-300,000 and will be finished in summer 2009.

Electricity Portal for electricity consents. Cost approximately £350,000 and will be live by summer 2009.

Environmental emissions monitoring database, as joint project with oil industry, to capture data and report for Kyoto. The cost is expected to be £250,000 and will be complete by spring 2010.

DECC has no executive agencies.