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Renewables and battery storage projects could add £125 billion to UK economy shows analysis

New analysis from Regen shows that the UK has a pipeline of shovel-ready renewable energy and battery storage projects that could provide hundreds of thousands of jobs and contribute over £125 billion to the green economic recovery

Ofgem announces £25 billion green network plan

Ofgem has unveiled a £25bn investment proposal to support the growth of green energy in the UK, including a £630m innovation fund

Green Homes Grant scheme announced by Government as part of ‘mini-budget’ – Industry Responds

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a raft of measures in his Summer Statement, labelled by many as a 'mini-budget', in a bid to help the UK economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

REA publishes report outlining key policies needed to achieve a successful Green Recovery

The REA has published a report setting out renewable energy and clean technology stimulus policies that will achieve a fair and inclusive economic recovery in line with our legally binding Net Zero targets.

Biomass industry leaders issue warning over government consultation

Representatives of the UK Pellet Council and Biomass Heat Works! are seriously urging those supplying to, operating within or using biomass for domestic or commercial heating, to respond to an open government consultation

Farmers invited to shape new Environmental Land Management scheme

Farmers and interested parties throughout England will have the chance to shape the future of Environmental Land Management (ELM) by taking part in one...

Extension announced for non-domestic RHI scheme applicants

The previous deadline of January 2021 for projects to be operational has been extended to March 2022 and a third allocation of flexible tariff guarantees will open for applications in July 2020

Farming & Climate Fund Announces Its First Investments

The SHAKE Climate Change Programme, helping to fund solutions to tackle climate change linked to the agri-food sector, has announced its first three ventures to invest in.

Turn the COVID-19 crisis into a ‘defining moment’ in the fight against climate change, Government told

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued its annual report to Parliament, providing comprehensive new advice on delivering an economic recovery that accelerates the transition to a net-zero economy and strengthens the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Put renewables at heart of green recovery, say trade bodies

Renewable energy trade bodies and related associations write to Chancellor calling for renewables to be placed at the heart of the post Covid-19 green recovery

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