HC Deb 10 December 1991 vol 200 cc383-4W
Mr. Dobson

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what items are covered by his Department's definition of technology transfer and dissemination

Mr. Wakeham

The Department's technology transfer and dissemination programmes are:

  • —the Offshore Supplies Office's publicity programme;
  • —the Renewables technology transfer programme;
  • —the Renewables publicity programme;
  • —the non-R and D aspects of the Energy Efficiency Office's (EEO) Best Practice programme (about two-thirds of expenditure in the current year);
  • —the non-R and D aspects of work done for the EEO by the Energy Technology Support Unit (ETSU) and the Building Research Energy Conservation Support Unit (BRECSU), relating mainly to demonstration and marketing;
  • —the EEO's Monitoring and Targeting programme;
  • —residual payments from the EEO's former Demonstration Scheme;
  • —non-R and D aspects of the Enhanced Oil Recovery programme;
  • —non-R and D aspects of the Reservoir Simulation programme.