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Renewable Energy: Finance

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the budget for the Hydrogen, Fuel Cell and Carbon Abatement Technologies Demonstration Programme is in each year from 2008-09 to 2013-14. (266603)

The Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Carbon Abatement Technologies Demonstration Programme is now supported under the Government's Environmental Transformation Fund (ETF). The following table outlines financial commitment up to 2014:

ETF Total

£ million

Actual Spend 2008-09

1.4

Committed 2009-10

2.8

Committed 2010-11

0.6

Committed 2011-12

0.6

Committed 2012-13

0.1

Committed 2013-14

0.5

A joint call on Carbon Abatement Technologies, worth some £15 million, was announced on 12 February 2009 by the ETF, the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and the Northern Way.