UK government and Ofgem have released their smart systems & energy flexibility plans aiming to boost energy efficiency and create greater flexibility in our networks. The plans come with consultations on barriers to the deployment of both large scale storage systems, and technologies that allow EVs to export electricity from their batteries
The REA's annual 'state of the industry' report concludes that while the renewable energy sector continues to grow, it will fall short of our Net Zero targets without additional investment and policy support.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has unveiled the UK's transport decarbonisation plan, providing a "greenprint" to cut emissions from our seas and skies, roads and railways, and set out a pathway for the whole transport sector to reach net zero by 2050.
The NFU have this week launched a strategy highlighting the need for planting "the right tree in the right place", while maximising successful long-term objectives, and preserving land for food production.
The new service allows Pure Planet members to link their home energy tariff and their EV, giving real-time cost per mile data, cost per charge and CO2 emission savings compared with a petrol or diesel car.
The IEA special report shows that despite providing one sixth of global electricity generation in 2020, the growth of hydropower plants worldwide is set to slow significantly this decade, unless a range of strong policy actions from governments are delivered.