2020 was a record-breaking year, with wind generation, solar, and coal-free records helping to make it the greenest year ever for Great Britain’s electricity network.
Drax has sold on Drax Generation Enterprise to VPI Holdings, passing on its four CCGT plants in the process.
The CCC's landmark report has been broadly welcomed by the energy sector, who told Current± they commended the ambition but more concrete guidance is still needed for the sector.
Energy majors have called on the UK government to target a net zero power system as part of the 'Sprint to Glasgow' lead-up to the COP26 climate conference.
The UK’s electricity system has decarbonised twice as fast as any other major economy, according to a new report by Drax Electric Insights.
Companies from business, finance, academic and civil society have called on the UK government to commit to stronger and more consistent carbon pricing.
Zero Carbon Humber has sent an open letter to energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng, calling on the government to back a major funding bid.
The Zero Carbon Humber Partnership has made a £75 million public and private sector funded bid.
A proposal for funding to develop a comprehensive plan for decarbonising the Humber has been submitted to the government’s Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge Fund.