The government’s energy white paper has today been published, detailing its decarbonisation plans across the entire economy.
Introducing local electricity pricing could reduce electricity system costs by as much as £2.1 billion a year from 2030 onwards, according to a new report.
The government has committed to releasing a Net Zero Strategy for the UK ahead of the COP26 summit in 2021.
If the UK is to meet its new offshore wind target of 40GW by 2030, further funding and more frequency Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions will be needed.
During 2019/20, 11 Contracts for Difference (CfD) projects became operational, generating enough low carbon electricity to power Wales.
The government has committed to protect suppliers from 80% of the increases in obligation payments for the second quarter.
The UK has become more attractive for renewable energy investment over the past six months thanks to the return of the Contracts for Difference auction.
In this month’s episode of the Solar Media Podcast, Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe discuss how the clean energy economy is responding to the coronavirus, while Andy reports from PV Expo in Tokyo, which itself felt the effects of the virus outbreak. Cutting edge solar tech, CfDs, BP's net zero plans and what Jeff Bezos is doing for the environment also feature.
The government is to announce a new auction for both onshore wind and solar power, following a four year block.