Modelling as part of the government’s long-awaited energy white paper shows that wind and solar generation could more than quadruple by 2050.
The government’s energy white paper has today been published, detailing its decarbonisation plans across the entire economy.
The first investment from the government’s Clean Growth Fund has been secured by Piclo to help fund its UK and international growth.
A UK reduction in territorial emissions of at least 68% as part of its nationally determined contribution (NDC) has been recommended by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
The UK has continued to climb EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), jumping up one place to fifth..
Public opinion on renewables has remained high throughout 2020 with 80% stating they now support renewable generation.
The government has announced the formation of the Green Jobs Taskforce to support the creation of 2 million new jobs.
Bringing in a 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles could create 32,000 new jobs and increase GDP by 0.2%, equivalent to £4.2 billion.
The UK’s four biggest vehicle fleet operators – Centrica, DPD UK, Royal Mail and BT and Openreach – have joined the mounting calls for a 2030 ban on sales of new internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.