Drax’s proposed bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) plant could cost £31.7 billion in public subsidies according to a new report from Ember.
The next Contracts for Difference auction will begin in December, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed.
A green pathway detailing measures needed to deliver net zero – focusing largely on renewables targets – has been published by the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA).
Negative pricing extended in CfD rules as clarity on energy storage, renewables integration yet to come
The government has confirmed that it will extend the negative pricing rule for projects bidding in next year’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, but will further consult with the industry on potential amendments for energy storage and system flexibility.
The CBI is calling on the government to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) and heat pump rollouts and offer greater policy guidance for net zero.
Falling renewables costs and speedy deployment mean that Britain should aim for the technology to meet two thirds of electricity needs by 2030.
The Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions could bring in 12,000 new jobs and over £20 billion of investment, according to RenewableUK.
Independent energy consultant Stephen Cirell takes a look at the regulatory barriers to onshore wind, and how the sector is changing.
The government should set a target of achieving a net zero power system by 2040, SSE has recommended as part of a five-point action plan.