REA’s Response to the UK 2035 Net-Zero Power System Plan

REA’s Response to the UK 2035 Net-Zero Power System Plan

The REA welcomes the much needed, updated and increased pace to achieving net-zero, however, could it be achieved quicker? The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has welcomed the Government’s commitment towards net-zero by decarbonising the UK electricity systems by 2035. The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that [...]
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Deemed Rates

What you Need to Know and Why they are relevant to your business... When you move into a new site, you may notice that you have an energy supply hooked up and ready to go - despite not having purchased an energy contract.  This is because the previous occupant’s energy supplier didn’t disconnect the supply. [...]
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Energy Efficiency Required for Supply Security

Price increases in the energy market have made headlines over the past couple of weeks but how could energy efficiency provide supply security? The energy market has gained the serious attention it deserved over the last couple of weeks due to the skyrocketing prices within the wholesale market. The unprecedented price increases are due to [...]
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Energy Market Skyrockets Following IFA Interconnector Fire

The IFA Interconnector from England to France has been shut down following a fire and sent the energy market soaring with near 20% price increases. The National Grid has announced that the IFA (Interconnexion France-Angleterre) cable will be offline until 25th September, by cause of the fire and planned maintenance at the site in Kent. [...]
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The National Grid ESO Forced to fire up Coal Power Plant to meet Demand

On Monday 6th September 2021 the National Grid ESO fired up the UK’s second to last coal power plant to meet electricity demand. The national grid has been faced with increasing gas prices week on week which has meant that reliance on the commodity is becoming more expensive and less economical. There has also been [...]
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Next-Generation Nuclear Energy Technology to Support Net-Zero

The UK Government plan to introduce the next generation of nuclear energy technology to accelerate net-zero efforts with AMR demonstration. In support of reaching net-zero emission goals, the UK Government plan to implement next-generation nuclear energy technology within the next ten years. This plan moves a step forward as a Call for Evidence has been [...]
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Why Does it Matter When and How We Consume Energy?

The Government and Ofgem have worked together to publish a plan to revolutionise how consumers use and pay for their energy. Net-Zero is a target that requires everyone’s contribution. It is not just about changing generation sources from fossil fuels to renewable and low-carbon alternatives. Consumers are critical to making impactful changes to when and [...]
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Renewable Energy Increases Fall Short of Meeting Global Demand

The latest IEA report highlights that the impressive increase in renewable energy still falls short of the total demand growth which threatens net-zero targets. Global electricity demand made a 1% decrease during 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we recover, electricity demand is due to make a recovery by increasing almost 5% [...]
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UK Government Accelerate Progress to Remove Coal from Energy Generation Mix

The UK Government has announced the decision to accelerate the removal of coal from the generation mix by bringing the deadline a year forward to 1st October 2024. The UK has ambitious targets to achieve net-zero and remove their contribution to climate change by 2050. A critical target is the removal of fossil fuels such [...]
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RE100 Demand for 100% Renewable Energy Exceeds Total Demand of G7 Countries

The RE100 initiative demonstrates their influence, commitment and contribution towards reducing carbon emissions by recording energy demands that surpass G7 countries. The RE100 is a Climate Group led initiative that aims to accelerate the progress to zero-carbon grids by working with the most influential businesses to make a 100% renewable energy transition. Businesses within the [...]
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