The government’s series of policy announcements released this week are high in ambition with strong signaling, but questions remain over financing.
Companies, groups and organisations operating in the energy industry have their say on the Net Zero Strategy.
The government has laid out its plans for reaching net zero by 2050, including new EV charging funding, a review of the frequency of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions and green finance and innovation commitments.
The government is to offer grants of £5,000 for the installation of heat pumps from April 2022 as part of a new £450 million scheme to upgrade domestic heating infrastructure.
Government must 'take immediate action' to reduce VAT on domestic renewables, industry coalition warns
Remove VAT rates on domestic renewable energy and clean technologies, a coalition of nearly 30 industry organisations have urged chancellor Rishi Sunak.
Trade body Regen is calling on the government to double the capacity for Pot One technologies in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction to 10GW.
The UK is to become the first country in the world to detail how it would legislate to ensure the safe and effective rollout of fusion energy, the government has claimed.
The UK is lagging behind other European countries such as Finland, Norway and Sweden in making changes to increase the flexibility of the grid.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is to continue to be led by Kwasi Kwarteng following the latest cabinet reshuffle.