‘The issue of wasted renewable power must be solved now for UK to reach net zero by 2050’

Lane Clark & Peacock LLP has published a new study showing that last year saw 3.6TWh of wind power wasted across the country, primarily as a result of network constraints

New industry initiative aims to halve the price of hydrogen by 2026

The Green Hydrogen Catapult initiative’s founding partners include ACWA Power, CWP Renewables, Envision, Iberdrola, Ørsted, Snam, and Yara

Climate Action Tracker: ‘Paris Agreement goals are gradually becoming within striking distance’

That’s the suggestion from the Climate Action Tracker group, which notes more than half of global emissions are now covered by large nations with a zero-emission by mid-century goal

More than a quarter of UK universities ‘still not on a renewable tariff’

The study suggests this is despite 91% of students being “fairly or very concerned” about climate change

Global investors plan to double proportion of renewable investments in next five years

This rise is expected to continue to 10.8% over a ten-year timeframe as global climate action continues to ramp up on the road to reaching net zero by 2050

‘The future Net Zero Standard is the perfect place to start for any business looking to reduce its environmental footprint’

Dominic O’Brien, Managing Director of Experienced Energy Solutions, told future Net Zero about his experience of helping business clients identify their energy use and work towards decarbonisation

AMP Clean Energy welcomes ten point plan but awaits further support on industrial decarbonisation and off grid heating

CEO Richard Burrell said: ‘Great to see a growing emphasis on heating our homes, business and industry, but we need the right package of support if we are to deliver on heat decarbonisation in business premises and industry’

IMechE: ‘The challenge now is to bring this all together into a practical and deliverable plan’

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Engineering Policy Advisor Matt Rooney said: ‘The challenge now is to bring this all together into a practical and deliverable plan with joined-up thinking across the whole energy system’

Gemserv welcomes ‘much-needed jobs boost and move to bring economic benefits across the country’

Alex Goody, CEO of Gemserv, said: ‘It is important that there is now a detailed roadmap, underpinned by regulatory interventions, to ensure we accelerate the push to net zero and help protect our planet’

SSE says ten-point plan will help fire the starting gun on UK’s green recovery

CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies said: ‘We’re particularly pleased to see increased ambition and funding for key technologies like offshore wind, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen and electric vehicle infrastructure’