Some 960GW of new solar PV and wind capacity must be deployed globally each year by 2030 to be on track to reach net zero by mid-century, according to new analysis from BloombergNEF (BNEF).
A report has found that 85% of UK energy professionals believe the government will fall short of its 2050 emissions reduction goal.
The UK government has brought forward the ban on the use of unabated coal by a year, so that from 1 October 2024, Britain will no longer use coal within its energy system.
As renewable energy capacity continues to grow apace in the UK, the need for flexibility becomes more pressing writes Jonathan Chapman, UK managing director at Burns & McDonnell.
The UK can achieve net zero by the middle of the century for just £14 billion more a year by leaning on domestic renewable energy.
Without immediate action from the government to clarify policies and introduce stricter regulation more urgently, the UK will miss its 2050 net zero goal, utility E.ON has warned.
A strategic partnership between City of Edinburgh Council and SP Energy Networks has been formed as part of the former's new decarbonisation strategy.
Current± caught up with heat battery start-up Caldera founder and CEO James Macnaghten to discuss the economics of the technology, and the opportunity for the technology in the UK and beyond.
The UK’s decarbonisation success could provide the world with a replicable blueprint, a new report from SSE and KPMG has argued, although there is still more work to do at home.