A new report, titled ‘UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) Energy Integration’ published by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) outlines how increased integration between offshore wind & offshore oil & gas production could help the UK meet its environmental targets.
The National Grid will target net zero carbon emissions by 2050 following a recent revision. The Grid initially set itself a target of a 70% reduction by 2030, followed by an 80% reduction by 2050.
The government has outlined new measures to improve and speed up the UK’s protection against climate change. The new proposals are in response to recommendations made by the Climate Change Committee (CCC).
The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy has begun a consultation in regards to policy framework for the installation of smart meters beyond the current rollout duty which ends after the 31st of December 2020.