Stephen Cirell and Geraint Lewis examine the need for an overhaul of motoring taxation as EV uptake skyrockets, and some of the potential solutions the government may well consider.
National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios (FES) 2019 – released last week – outlined four potential scenarios for the next 30 years of the energy system. And for the first time, the Electricity System Operator (ESO) used sensitivity modelling to create a net zero scenario.
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.
Net zero will require ‘immediate’ action across all policy areas and technologies, according to National Grid ESO’s latest forecasts.
Current policy is insufficient for previous emissions targets and must be ramped up if net zero is to be reached, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
UK energy codes must adapt to the transition towards a decarbonised, decentralised and digitalised energy system, a new report from Gemserv says.
ULEV uptake targets are 'muddled', according to a report released by The Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), detailing the need for reductions in UK energy demand.
The Conservative Environmental Network (CEN) has called for a ‘total modernisation’ of transport, including a government-backed network of ultra rapid chargers.
Calculations made by HM Treasury of the cost of net zero have been labelled “slightly disturbing” by former leader of the Labour Party and co-chair of IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission, Ed Miliband.