What we do

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote international action to mitigate climate change.

DECC is a ministerial department, supported by 8 agencies and public bodies.

Read more about what we do

Our policies

  1. Reducing demand for energy from industry, businesses and the public sector

    What we’re doing to help industry, businesses and the public sector save energy.

  2. Managing the use and disposal of radioactive and nuclear substances and waste

    How our policy planning controls and prevents the risks in using, storing and disposing of nuclear and radioactive substances and waste.

  3. Encouraging businesses to manage their impact on the environment

    How the government is helping businesses to manage resources more efficiently and reduce their impact on the environment.

See all our policies

Our ministers

Our management

Contact DECC

Office address and general enquiries

3 Whitehall Place


Aberdeen office

Atholl House
86-88 Guild Street

AB11 6AR

Media enquiries

A full list of contact numbers are provided on the press office contact form.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information requests

Information Rights Unit
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
5th Floor, Victoria 3
1 Victoria Street


High profile groups within DECC

Corporate information

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