Energy markets
Enabling Energy Markets for Net Zero

Author: Trevor Hutchings

UK unveils major blueprint to spend £1bn to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals

The new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy sets the vision for the world’s first low carbon industrial sector, slashing emissions by two-thirds in just 15 years

‘COVID-19 could push COP26 back again’ warns Scottish official

Media reports suggest the United Nations summit could be delayed for a second time if the pandemic situation worsens

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

Two-thirds of consumers want greater government intervention to meet net zero targets

Research highlights increased motivation to meet carbon emissions goals, but greater demand on the government and businesses to drive the change

UK Energy Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan sets out key priorities for net zero

She said: ‘There is a huge journey to go on and by the time we publish the Net Zero Strategy ahead of COP26, we’ll have a much more detailed picture of what that route map looks like’

Centrica: ‘We can support almost every element outlined in Energy White Paper’

Chris O’Shea, Centrica Group CEO, said: ‘We’re in a unique position because we can support the Government on almost every element outlined in the Energy White Paper, to achieve net zero’

Breaking down the Energy White Paper

The white paper sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

Government launches long-awaited Energy White Paper

The white paper expands on Boris Johnson’s recently announced Ten Point Plan and sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

Spending Review announces billions of pounds of new net zero funding

The budget includes £3 billion to help the UK reach net zero and £11.1 billion for research and development and innovation projects