The Solar Trade Association (STA) has released its reaction to Ofgem’s Decarbonisation Programme Action Plan, criticising “gaps” and providing ten recommendations.
Leadership of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has changed hands, with Alok Sharma appointed energy secretary following a cabinet reshuffle yesterday (13 February).
With the finalised framework for RIIO-ED2 released yesterday, the industry has praised Ofgem’s commitment to decarbonisation whilst pointing to the possibility of "going further".
An open letter calling for cross-party support for Net Zero, signed by academics, policy specialist, trade bodies and businesses, has been released ahead of the Climate Debate this evening.
‘Considerable challenge’ of meeting Labour 2030 net zero target would need ‘rapid’ clean tech ramp-up
The UK could adopt the most ambitious net zero target of any established economy as the Labour Party agrees on a target of 2030, but meeting such a target would be a "considerable challenge" the clean energy sector has warned.
The CCC's 2019 Progress Report comes on the back of its net zero recommendations. Outlining policy suggestions for reaching net zero, the Progress Report also hit out at the government for a 'shortfall' in policy. Here the industry responds to the report's recommendations.
Fixed charges are to be applied to all final demand network users irrespective of their ability to reduce their impact on the grid through generation or flexibility under Ofgem’s preferred strategy for its Targeted Charging Review (TCR).