Onshore wind and solar energy need to be increased in South Wales to enable a net zero energy system in the region by 2050.
In the UK’s first Green Gilt, £10 billion has been raised for projects like zero-emissions buses, offshore wind and schemes to decarbonise homes and buildings in this financial year.
The UK is still off track in meeting its 2050 net zero goal, although policies in the pipeline could help this, Green Alliance has found.
A new centre of excellence, a partnership to bring together social landlords and building firms and a new investment in the solar workforce have been unveiled today (2 June).
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has criticised a “lack of leadership and coordination” from HMRC and the Treasury in targeting environmental action.
The Green Homes Grant voucher scheme is to close early on 31 March following repeated delays and administrative issues.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has lent its weight to calls for the Green Homes Grant to be rolled over beyond the end of March 2021.
People’s Energy is calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to deliver further support for renewable energy programmes in next week’s Budget.
The UK government has announced plans to increase spending on its Energy Company Obligation (ECO) to £1 billion per year from 2022-2026 with the aim of increasing energy efficiency for low income and vulnerable households.