The UK government’s COP26 to-do list is large, and the reality of the UK’s progress on emissions cuts is lagging behind the ambition. As we prepare to host this crucial climate conference, what should we doing to prove that our goals are realistic?
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This year marks the 30th year of wind energy generation in the UK. From 10 turbines in Cornwall, a site now owned by Good Energy, to the recent install of Ørsted’s 1000th, located in the North Sea.
Renewable electricity grew at its fastest rate last year with solar and wind power set to become the new normal going forward, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.
The government’s Ten Point Plan for reaching net zero includes a commitment to investing £525m in new nuclear. Where will the money go, and is the government’s spending strategy realistic?