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This week's headlines: latest figures show the UK’s progress on decarbonisation has slowed down; the Government has given the green light to a new gas generation project despite concerns; Ofgem names its new chief executive; and businesses are urged to step up their net zero push.
08 10 2019
News article - 8 October 2019
This week's headlines: both the Conservative and Labour Parties announce a series of measures aimed at accelerating the push to net zero; Ofgem gets tough over missed RO payments; and the Hinkley Point C nuclear project looks set to come in billions of pounds over budget.
01 10 2019
News article - 1 October 2019
This week's headlines: strike-prices for offshore wind projects fell by 30% in the latest Contracts for Difference auction round; global CO2 emissions rise at their fastest rate for seven years; and Government look to push back the smart meter rollout deadline to 2024.
24 09 2019
News article - 24 September 2019
This week's headlines: investments in both carbon capture technology and electric vehicle charging points are in the pipeline, as part of a £500m green technology funding pot announced by the Energy Minister; security of supply may need to be reviewed after last month’s major power cut; and a revamp of the Government’s clean growth strategy is planned.
17 09 2019
News article - 17 September 2019
This week's headlines: environmental groups join forces to lobby Chancellor to dramatically increase climate change spending; the UK’s offshore wind capacity could increase by more than 2.8GW through extensions to existing sites; and less than 1% of the UK’s electricity came from coal in the second quarter of the year.
03 09 2019
News article - 3 September 2019