REA: ‘Energy crisis shows energy must diversify and decarbonise’

It claims the hike in gas prices is key evidence that the UK’s energy system must become less one-dimensional

REA: ‘More government action is needed if the UK is to achieve its net zero aims’

The REA’s new report reveals that although progress in decarbonisation has been made, reduced support schemes and a lack of policy have slowed progress

New working group to drive clean hydrogen agenda within government

The REA sees clean hydrogen, in combination with biomethane and other green gases, as crucial to decarbonise heat, power, transport and industry, playing a vital role in delivering net zero emissions in the UK

EVs and public charging network ‘vital for key workers’ during coronavirus crisis

A survey conducted by Zap-Map and the REA asked more than 3,000 EV users about their usage – 83% of users are still reliant on their EV for essential travel

REA and ADBA launch survey to treat organic waste surplus caused by Covid-19 lockdown

The initiative aims to connect suppliers with regulators and prioritise recycling through anaerobic digestion over other types of disposal such as energy recovery, incineration and landfill

UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Association and REA announce merger

The trade associations suggest the partnership will provide a ‘communications boost’ to the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Ofgem confirms controversial plans for power network charges

Industry has slammed the regulator’s outcome of the Targeted Charging Review

More than 17,500 people sign petition to stop solar and storage VAT hike

Under the new law proposed by HM Revenue and Customs, the VAT for new solar and energy storage products will increase from 5% to 20% from October

UK ‘must use bioenergy with carbon capture and storage to go net-zero’

The Renewable Energy Association has called on policymakers to ensure these technologies fulfil their potential as valuable tools to decarbonise the economy

Government extends deadline for Renewable Heat Incentive projects

It is now open until 31st January 2021