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UKCS can have substantial impact on UK’s net zero goal

Integrating offshore oil and gas, renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) could deliver around 30% of the UK’s net zero...

Warm Homes Fund has had “largely positive” impacts

The Warm Homes Fund (WHF) has been found to have had “largely positive and substantial impacts” on the lives of many households.

Hydrogen fuel cell start-up secures investment

Bramble Energy has secured £5mn from investors, which it will now use to support the launch of its portable power product range.

Portsmouth energy scheme has big impact on bills

Portsmouth City Council has revealed its Switch On Portsmouth scheme has saved almost £820,000 from people’s bills. In late...

Regen calls for local leadership to transform UK energy

Regen has warned that without “active engagement” of the people and organisations living and working in the UK’s nations, cities and regions,...

Sharma pledges ambitious UK NDC ahead of COP26

Business and Energy Secretary, Alok Sharma, has assured the UK will submit an ambitious NDC, complementing its net zero commitment, "well ahead"...

Networks seek views on boosting flexibility market

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) is looking to “turbo-charge” flexibility measures, such as smart charging and demand-side response, after the launch of...

Report sets out how Scotland can ensure a “just green recovery”

A crucial point has been reached for delivering a net zero economy and one that is fair and works for people across...

Report sets out importance of local area energy planning

The Energy Systems (ES) Catapult and Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) have set out the key elements to delivering an effective local...

Latest round of Energy Redress Scheme awards over £2.9mn

Eleven charities across England, Scotland and Wales have been awarded over £2.9mn in funding in the latest round of Ofgem’s Energy Redress...

Ofgem unveils plans for local networks

Ofgem is targeting a greener and fairer energy system for British consumers after publishing its proposals to transform local electricity networks.

CCC makes case for adaptation reporting

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has written to all reporting organisations covered by the Adaptation Reporting Power (ARP).

UK government told to introduce ZEV mandate to achieve 2035 phase-out

Policy Exchange has set out how the government can ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 by following best international practice.

Good Energy launches UK’s first heat pump tariff

Good Energy will launch the UK’s first ever tariff for heat pumps in the autumn, it has confirmed. On...

UK grid can reach negative emissions by 2033

The UK power sector can reach negative emissions as early as 2033 by combining carbon capture storage (CCS), bioenergy and renewables, according...

Peterborough set for smart, low carbon energy system

Plans for the largest smart city-wide, low carbon energy system in the UK in Peterborough have been unveiled. Launched...

Pathway for Greater Manchester to hit net zero by 2038 unveiled

Greater Manchester can be an “energy transition lighthouse” by becoming carbon neutral 12 years earlier than the rest of the UK, a...

Multi-million funding to drive next-generation solar technology

Researchers looking to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications have been awarded a £6mn Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)...

PM commits £350mn in support of green recovery

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has said the government is committing £350mn to cut emissions in heavy industry and fuel a green economic...

Alliance aims to fast track energy transition

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has joined forces with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to form an Energy Transition...