Tag: clean power in UK

Closer to home: Governing the pivot from national net zero ambition to local delivery in UK

The UK government must address one key gap to successfully deliver on net zero targets – the need for a local delivery policy framework. The detailed decisions on planning, investment, local growth strategies and the built environment  – necessary in every part of the country to reach net zero – cannot be taken in Whitehall. And the behaviour changes that individuals and communities will need to adopt must be developed collaboratively, not imposed from above. 

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Energy produced in Britain is the safest option: UK Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng 

Unlike many in Europe, our energy comes from a variety of highly diverse, reliable, and secure sources. On electricity, our diversity of supply is a great strength. We have the world’s second largest installed capacity of offshore wind – only just beaten by China in fact only a year ago. We have onshore wind, we have solar power, we have nuclear, we have hydroelectric power, and of course we’ve got interconnectors between us and countries in Europe.

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