National Infrastructure Commission calls for businesses to give input on carbon capture tech

The call for evidence aims to help better understand the readiness levels of appropriate technologies, calculate the investment required, identify the best locations for projects and forecast potential impacts

Target of 65% renewables by 2030 ‘would better position the UK to net zero’

The National Infrastructure Commission notes private investments are urgently needed to help fund the clean technologies required to decarbonise

‘UK needs vital infrastructure to absorb coming climate shocks’

UK’s resilience may be challenged in future by events which will not always be foreseeable, according to a new report

Sir John Armitt: Government needs to make real decisions, not just warm words

He said driving towards a 2050 net-zero goal is a great idea but stressed the difficult part was only just beginning

Ban new diesel lorry sales by 2040, urges NIC

The National Infrastructure Commission says the government must set long term targets to ensure UK freight is carbon free by 2050

National Infrastructure Commission seeks views on improving utility regulation

The deadline for responses is 12th April 2019

UK Government advised to call time on nuclear and boost renewables

The National Infrastructure Commission says there is a ‘golden opportunity’ to make the country greener and save consumers money in the long term

Energy sector welcomes infrastucture report

The energy industry has welcomed the findings of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) report launched yesterday. The NIC stated consumers could see savings worth up to £8 billion a year by 2030 by using electricity in a “smart” way. The National Grid believes the report “provides a clear view of the many developments currently taking […]

Smart energy could save UK consumers £8bn a year

Consumers could see savings worth up to £8 billion a year by 2030 by using electricity in a “smart” way. In a new report, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) suggests a smart power revolution could be delivered around three innovations – interconnection, storage and demand flexibility. It believes they could also help the UK meet […]