Measures to improve the UK's green infrastructure - including the creation of a UK infrastructure bank, a ramping up of electric vehicle policy and funding for hydrogen and carbon capture and storage - have been detailed by the government.
Falling renewables costs and speedy deployment mean that Britain should aim for the technology to meet two thirds of electricity needs by 2030.
The CCC's 2020 progress report highlights the "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity of a low carbon recovery from COVID-19. Here the industry responds to the report's findings.
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has proposed a new framework for resilience should be implemented across the nation’s economic infrastructure as it has a "duty to prepare."
The Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme should be expanded, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has recommended as one of a number of measures to strengthen confidence in the economy.
Renewable energy remains the cheapest way to decarbonise the power sector, but more urgency is needed to meet the UK’s 2050 net zero target.
Flexibility – and the actions required by government, Ofgem and National Grid ESO – formed a clear part of the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) annual report.
Industry reaction to Ofgem’s decarbonisation programme action plan, setting out nine points of action over the next eighteen months.
Regulators must be given new powers to ensure utility firms invest in sustainable infrastructure or the UK’s net zero emissions by 2050 target is at risk.