The UK has now set in law the Climate Change Committee’s recommendation of a 78% emissions reduction by 2035.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled the eagerly anticipated Budget this afternoon, including support for a “world-first” infrastructure bank and at least £15 billion in green bonds.
RenewableUK has revealed its next chief executive, with Dan McGrail to take up the post in May.
A new wind generation record was set over the weekend, hitting a high of 17.278GW during a half hour period on Saturday.
The energy industry has its say on the government's energy white paper, which was released yesterday and details its decarbonisation plans.
The CCC's landmark report has been broadly welcomed by the energy sector, who told Current± they commended the ambition but more concrete guidance is still needed for the sector.
Companies, groups and charities operating in the energy and environmental space gave Current± their reactions to the long awaited ‘milestone’ of a plan.
Public opinion on renewables has remained high throughout 2020 with 80% stating they now support renewable generation.
A variety of energy companies and organisations have written to Ofgem to urge the regulator to make net zero central to the next price controls.