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National Grid backs 2030 ban on polluting vehicles

National Grid would actively support bringing forward the UK’s ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040 by a decade, with a senior representative telling MPs it would offer "a more ambitious target".

After the Clean Growth Strategy, what’s next?
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After the Clean Growth Strategy, what’s next?

After much anticipation, the Clean Growth Strategy (CGS) is finally out and has been swiftly followed by the Helm Review. Steve Mack, head of investments at Low Carbon, looks at how the two publications fit into the bigger picture of UK energy policy and what to look out for in the future from the upcoming Budget and the Industrial Strategy White Paper.

‘The retail revolution’: EY’s take on the changing business of energy
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'The retail revolution': EY's take on the changing business of energy

The latest issue of EY’s Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) was released earlier today, offering the Big Four consultancy’s latest views on the international energy market. Bringing together experts from within EY and externally around the world, here are the main takeaways from RECAI 50: The retail energy revolution.

Flexibility strategy: game changer or simply warm words?
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Flexibility strategy: game changer or simply warm words?

The government got some positive headlines last week as business secretary Greg Clark announced plans to invest in battery technology and introduce smart technology into the UK’s energy system. Robert Ede, senior consultant at The Whitehouse Consultancy, takes a closer look at the rhetoric to see how it stacks up against reality.