Rachel Reeves, chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy select committee, has written to chancellor Philip Hammond requesting details behind the Treasury’s net zero sums.
The UK has today passed a legally binding net zero emissions target into law, becoming the world’s first major economy to do so.
A Citizens’ Assembly on climate change and achieving net zero has been announced by six of the government's select committees.
Large-scale renewables are the most important factor in decarbonisation of the energy sector, according to a new UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) report.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has re-committed to plans to ‘lead the way’ in the decarbonisation of transport with a 2030 target for central government fleet electrification. However, the DfT has a rocky history with decarbonisation and a stream of policy decisions that have not always been welcomed by the industry. Alice Grundy explores how the Chris Grayling-led department could restore its reputation.
Coal continues to falter as SSE reveals plans to fully close Fiddler’s Ferry, its last remaining coal-fired power station.
Data must be more accessible and open, according to a report from the Energy Data Taskforce.
Stranded fossil fuel assets and the renewable momentum: Power sector responds to net zero legislation
Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that the government will indeed legislate for a net zero economy by 2050, albeit with certain caveats, has been lauded by the power sector.
The UK government will legislate for a net zero economy by 2050 Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed, in one of her last acts in office.