Businesses have called on the government to set an end date for the use of unabated gas in the electricity sector in the UK.
OVO Energy has appointed a new director of sustainability, with Dr Rebecca Heaton joining from Drax where she was group head of climate change.
Current± caught up with the energy sector to find out what they thought of the CCC’s two new progress reports.
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has criticised the lack of firm policies to back up the UK’s ambitious climate change targets.
Environmental levies should be moved off of electricity bills to make sure it's always cheaper to run a heat pump than a boiler according to business and civil society groups.
The UK is not keeping pace with the impact of climate change, with the risk of climate-related failure of the power system growing.
The UK has now set in law the Climate Change Committee’s recommendation of a 78% emissions reduction by 2035.
The Welsh government has set out its legal commitment to achieve net zero by the middle of the century, as well as stating it will push to “get there sooner”.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has called on generators to “signpost” their interest in providing 250MWs of flexibility to the energy system.