Around 81% of Brits ‘support carbon labelling on consumer services’

Nearly 60% of consumers are willing to pay more for environmentally-friendly services, according to a new survey

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’

Lotus Engineering launches project to assess energy storage solutions for EV sector

It plans to deploy three containerised battery testing facilities which will allow it and its clients to carry out a range of performance evaluations and component testing

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’

Centrica supports government bringing forward petrol and diesel ban to 2030 to encourage EV uptake

Amanda Stretton, Centrica Sustainable Transport Editor, said: ‘EVs remain more expensive than petrol and diesel equivalents, so we are pleased to see further initiatives from the government in order to make the transition more affordable for all’

Boris Johnson unveils ten point plan to tackle climate change, deliver net zero and launch a ‘green industrial revolution’

The Prime Minister says the new plans will create and support up to 250,000 British jobs while allowing the UK to ‘forge ahead with eradicating its contribution to climate change by 2050’

More than half of UK councils have set a net zero goal for 2030 or sooner

A new study suggests local ambition is driving many of the country’s councils to set decarbonisation goals more than 20 years earlier than national targets require

Andrew Griffith appointed as the UK’s Net Zero Business Champion

The MP for Arundel and South Downs will work towards supporting ‘as many businesses as possible’ to commit to net zero targets by 2050 or earlier

Retrofitting homes in northern England ‘could create 77,000 new green jobs’

IPPR North says the move to decarbonise existing housing stock would also generate 111,000 jobs across the UK’s supply chain by 2035

‘The spirit shown by the energy sector in helping to tackle coronavirus is the same that will see us deliver net zero’

That was the suggestion from Ofgem CEO Jonathan Brearley, who spoke last week as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which was ‘Rethinking Energy’